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Table 4 Comparisons of means ± SD of BMI and BMD between different genotypes of TaqI and ApaI VDR in non-osteoporotic and osteoporotic women

From: Narrative role of vitamin D receptor with osteoporosis and obesity in a sample of Egyptian females: a pilot study

Variables Taq1 Apa1
  Non-osteoporotic women (N = 74)
HOMO (N = 42) Hetero (N = 32) P HOMO (N = 47) Hetero (N = 26) P
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD
BMI 33.47 6.15 30.65 8.88 0.032* 32.10 7.34 32.72 8.07 0.954
BMD T score at the femur neck −1.34 1.12 −1.38 1.05 0.845 −1.24 1.15 −1.56 0.96 0.168
  Osteoporotic women (N = 23)
HOMO (N = 18) Hetero (N = 5) P HOMO (N = 22) Hetero (N =1 )  
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD Mean ±SD  
BMI 25.39 6.31 35.50 15.91 0.046* −3.011 0.410 −2.63   
BMD T score at the femur neck −2.95 0.42 −3.16 0.34 0.446 27.12 9.70 37.97   
  1. N.B. BMI body mass index, BMD bone mineral density; *P < 0.05 = significant differences