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Table 3 Comparison of SSc subsets by univariable analyses

From: Complex assessment of bone mineral density, fracture risk, vitamin D status, and bone metabolism in Hungarian systemic sclerosis patients

Dependent variableIndependent variableUnivariable analysis
B (95% CI)βp value
DXA L2–4 BMDAge− 0.006 (− 0.010 to − 0.002)− 0.4270.005
Age at dg.− 0.007 (− 0.013 to − 0.001)− 0.3970.017
BMI0.014 (0.005 to 0.022)0.4710.002
DXA FN BMDAge− 0.004 (− 0.007 to 0)− 0.3240.027
BMI0.009 (0.002 to 0.015)0.3460.027
Female vs. male− 0.131 (− 0.226 to − 0.036)− 0.3920.008
pQCT total densityFemale vs. male− 69.529 (− 115.229 to − 23.826)− 0.3820.004
Pulmonary manifestation− 51.367 (− 95.655 to − 7.078)− 0.4230.024
Digital ulcer− 56.903 (− 97.273 to − 16.532)− 0.4020.007
anti Scl70+− 50.693 (− 91.123 to − 10.263)− 0.3130.015
pQCT trabecular densityPulmonary manifestation− 48.234 (− 93.028 to − 3.440)− 0.3180.035
ACA+91.292 (47.628 to 134.956)0.5460.001
pQCT cortical densityFemale vs. male− 120.46 (− 193.899 to − 47.021)− 0.4550.002
Pulmonary manifestation− 82.502 (−  147.791 to − 17.212)− 0.3260.015
Digital ulcer− 92.848 (−  146.016 to − 39.680)− 0.4500.001
anti Scl70+− 94.645 (− 161.926 to − 27.365)− 0.4010.007
  1. Abbreviations: ACA anti-centromere antibody, BMD bone mineral density, DXA dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, FN femoral neck, pQCT peripheral quantitative computed tomography. See text for further explanations