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Table 3 Bone-related tests results for patients screened in this study

From: Prevalence of osteo-renal impairment in the Romanian HIV cohort

Characteristic Sub-category n (%) Median (IQR) Percentiles 25, 75 Mean ± SD
DXA scan result (n = 51) Normal bone mineral density 23 (45.1)    
  Lumbar osteopenia 17 (33.3)    
  Lumbar osteoporosis 7 (13.7)    
  Femoral osteopenia 19 (37.3)    
  Femoral osteoporosis 4 (7.8)    
Lumbar L1-L4 DXA T-score    N/A N/A –0.8 ± 1.0
Left femur DXA T-score    N/A N/A –0.4 ± 0.8
Serum parathyroid hormone, pg/mL    48.2 (43.6) 27.7, 71.3 N/A
Interpretation of serum parathyroid hormone (n = 63) Decreased (<15 pg/mL) 5 (7.9)    
  Normal (15–65 pg/mL) 37 (58.7)    
  Increased (>65 pg/mL) 21 (33.3)    
Serum hydroxy-vitamin D, ng/mL    N/A N/A 18.8 ± 10.8
Interpretation of serum hydroxy-vitamin D levels (n = 63) Deficient (<10 ng/mL) 16 (25.4)    
  Insufficient (10–29.9 ng/mL) 41 (65.1)    
  Optimal (30–99.9 ng/mL) 6 (9.5)    
  Toxic (>100 ng/mL) 0 (0)    
  1. IQR interquartile range, N/A not applicable, SD standard deviation