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Table 2 Correlations between body weight, lean mass, SMI and bone variables in the whole population

From: Sarcopenia negatively affects hip structure analysis variables in a group of Lebanese postmenopausal women

  Body weight (kg) Lean mass (kg) Fat mass (kg) SMI (kg/m2)
WB BMC (g) 0.720** 0.581** 0.673** 0.295*
WB BMD (g/cm2) 0.511** 0.412** 0.461** 0.267*
L1-L4 BMD (g/cm2) 0.282* 0.243* 0.276* 0.090
TH BMD (g/cm2) 0.649** 0.503** 0.663** 0.323**
FN BMD (g/cm2) 0.533** 0.455** 0.505** 0.258*
FN CSA (cm2) 0.512** 0.519** 0.449** 0.218
FN CSMI (cm2)2 0.359** 0.435** 0.280* 0.193
FN Z (cm3) 0.379** 0.423** 0.320** 0.182
FN CT (cm) 0.452** 0.405** 0.411** 0.228
FN BR −0.227 −0.104 −0.271* −0.045
IT CSA (cm2) 0.641** 0.600** 0.589** 0.308*
IT CSMI (cm2)2 0.596** 0.623** 0.504** 0.242*
IT Z (cm3) 0.609** 0.631** 0.511** 0.287*
IT CT (cm) 0.595** 0.502** 0.574** 0.299*
IT BR −0.504** −0.380** −0.508** −0.309*
FS CSA (cm2) 0.689** 0.635** 0.664** 0.361**
FS CSMI (cm2)2 0.642** 0.716** 0.555** 0.322**
FS Z (cm3) 0.688** 0.717** 0.626** 0.364**
FS CT (cm) 0.590** 0.479** 0.599** 0.329**
FS BR −0.454** −0.288* −0.516** −0.253*
  1. FN Femoral Neck, TH Total Hip, WB BMC Whole Body Bone Mineral Content, WB BMD Whole Body Bone Mineral Density, FN CSA Femoral Neck Cross-Sectional Area, CSMI cross sectional moment of inertia, Z Section modulus, CT Cortical Thickness, BR Buckling Ratio, IT Intertrochanteric, FS Femoral Shaft; * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01