Table 3—

Bone mineral density measurements (g/cm2)

Age <20 years
Age >20 years
Control subjects (n = 37)Type 1 diabetes (n = 39)PControl subjects (n = 54)Type 1 diabetes (n = 33)P
Femoral neck0.886 ± 0.130.859 ± 0.100.3000.881 ± 0.110.804 ± 0.110.001
Wrist0.533 ± 0.060.530 ± 0.050.7800.570 ± 0.040.555 ± 0.040.107
AP spine0.997 ± 0.110.970 ± 0.090.2131.056 ± 0.111.028 ± 0.100.236
Lateral spine0.818 ± 0.100.820 ± 0.080.9080.874 ± 0.080.825 ± 0.080.009
Whole body1.090 ± 0.091.063 ± 0.080.1441.141 ± 0.081.105 ± 0.090.064
  • Data are (mean ± SD). Adjusted for age and BMI. P values are by ANCOVA statistical significance of P < 0.01 (Bonferroni adjustment). AP, anterio-posterior.