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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis of bone density and other parameters

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

Dependent variableIndependent variableMultivariable analysis
B (95% CI)βp value
DXA L2–4 BMDAge− 0.006 (− 0.010 to − 0.002)− 0.4270.005
BMI0.014 (0.005–0.022)0.4710.002
DXA FN BMDAge− 0.004 (− 0.007 to 0)− 0.3240.027
BMI0.009 (0.002 to 0.015)0.3460.015
pQCT total densityPulmonary manifestation− 51.367 (− 95.655 to − 7.078)− 0.2950.024
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
pQCT cortical densityPulmonary manifestation− 82.502 (− 147.791 to − 17.212)− 0.3260.015
Digital ulcer− 92.848 (− 146.016 to − 39.680)− 0.4500.001
  1. β standardized linear coefficient, B (+ 95% CI) regression coefficient, BMD bone mineral density, BMI body mass index, DXA dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, FN femoral neck, L lumbar, pQCT peripheral quantitative computed tomography. See text for further explanations