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Table 5 Summary of multivariable regression analysis

From: Distinct biomarkers for different bones in osteoporosis with rheumatoid arthritis

Annual BMD change rate Lumbar Proximal femur Distal forearm
Bisphosphonate   ↑↑↑
Vitamin D   ↑↑
ACPA   ↓↓  
TRACP-5b    ↓↓↓
Homocysteine   
  1. ↑↑↑, 3 t < 3.5 and p < 0.05
  2. ↑↑, 2.5 t < 3.0 and p < 0.05
  3. ↑, 2 t < 2.5 and p < 0.05
  4. ↓, − 2.5 t< − 2 and p < 0.05
  5. ↓↓, − 3 t < − 2.5 and p < 0.05
  6. ↓↓↓, − 3.5 t < − 3 and p < 0.05
  7. BMD bone mineral density, ACPA anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody, TRACP-5b tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b