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Table 3 Results of OST(A) in diagnostic studies.

From: Concordane of OSTA and lumbar spine BMD by DXA in identifying risk of osteoporosis

Investigator Publication time Race Sample size Sen. Spe.
Koh LK(4) 2001 Asian women 860 91% 45%
Kung AW(10) 2003 Hong Kong women 722 79–88% 54–60%
Park HM(11) 2003 Korea women 1101 80–87% 67–72%
Yang NP(12) 2004 Taiwan women 3456 Compared with QUS*
Wallace LS(13) 2004 African-American women 174 83.61% 53.85%
Cadarette SM(14) 2004 Canadian white women 190 > 90% 40%
Richy F(5) 2004 Belgian Caucasian women 4035 85% 37%
Adler RA(8) 2003 American white men 181 93% 66%
  1. * QUS means Calcaneal quantitative ultrasound.