Table 5

Correlations between anthropometric data, clinical findings and bone density measurements in patients with psoriasis

Vertebral

Femur

TLM

TBF

BMD

BMD


Age r*

-0.21

-0.32

-0.07

0.15

(P)

(0.13)

(0.02)

(0.64)

(0.3)

Weight r

0.29

0.45

0.72

0.76

(P)

(0.04)

(<0.001)

(<0.001)

(<0.001)

BMI r

0.16

0.43

0.55

0.74

(P)

(0.26)

(<0.001)

(<0.001)

(<0.001)

Duration of Ps r

-0.22

0.07

0.00

-0.09

(P)

(0.12)

(0.96)

(0.97)

(0.53)

Duration of menopause r

-0.08

-0.2f

-0.18

-0.06

(P)

(0.55)

(0.09)

(0.19)

(0.96)

HAQ r

-0.08

0.09

0.1

0.21

(P)

(0.55)

(0.48)

(0.48)

(0.14)

PASI r

0.06

0.05

0.05

-0.87

(P)

(0.68)

(0.72)

(0.73)

(0.54)

TLM r

0.28

0.56

1

0.19

(P)

(0.04)

(<0.001)

(0.18)

TBF r

0.06

0.14

0.19

1

(P)

(0.65)

(0.33)

(0.18)


r*, Pearson's correlation; r, Spearman's correlation

Pedreira et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R16   doi:10.1186/ar3240

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