Table 2 Baseline characteristics of the study population (n = 1105)
Strontium ranelate Mean (SD) (n = 566)Placebo Mean (SD) (n = 539)p
Age: years72.9 (6.5)73.1 (7.4)0.55
BMI: kg/m225.9 (3.9)25.8 (4.0)0.91
Lumbar BMD: g/cm20.772 (0.145)0.778 (0.143)0.46
Hip BMD: g/cm20.669 (0.101)0.668 (0.097)0.82
Number of prevalent vertebral fractures1.69 (2.23)1.56 (2.1)0.24
  • BMD, bone mineral density.