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Table 2 Initial comparison of study and control group patients

From: Osteoporosis development and vertebral fractures after abdominal irradiation in patients with gastric cancer

  Study group
Radiotherapy (+)
N:73
Control group
Radiotherapy (−)
N:24
p
Age (years) 54.84 ± 12.9 55.92 ± 11.6 0.85
Gender(F/M) 18/55 9/15 0.22
BMI (kg/m2) 23.52 ± 3,85 24.8 ± 4.33 0.29
BMD (g/cm2) Lomber spine 1078 ± 164 1152 ± 232 0.09
BMD (g/cm2) Femoral neck 918 ± 155 987 ± 203 0.08
  1. BMI Body mass index, BMD Bone mineral density (g/cm2)