Table 2

Mean (95% CI) bone mineral density (BMD), T score and Z score in patients with RA suggested to be representative for the entire RA population

All (n=287)Women (n=235)Men (n=52)
BMD (g/cm2):
    Femoral neck0.851 (0.834 to 0.868)0.848 (0.828 to 0.867)0.868 (0.833 to 0.904)
    Spine L2–41.120 (1.097 to 1.143)1.108 (1.083 to 1.134)1.171 (1.116 to 1.227)
Z score (SD):
    Femoral neck−0.25 (−0.37 to −0.13)−0.17 (−0.30 to −0.03)−0.63 (−0.88 to −0.39)
    Spine L2–40.20 (0.02 to 0.39)0.31 (0.11 to 0.50)−0.26 (−0.71 to 0.18)
T score (SD):
    Femoral neck−1.18 (−1.33 to −1.04)−1.10 (−1.27 to −0.94)−1.55 (−1.83 to −1.28)
    Spine L2–4−0.73 (−0.92 to −0.54)−0.76 (−0.98 to −0.55)−0.57 (−1.03 to −0.11)