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Table 1 Demographics characteristics of patients under or over 65 years of age

From: Outcomes of oblique lateral interbody fusion for degenerative lumbar disease in patients under or over 65 years of age

  ≤ 65 (group A) > 65 (group B) p value
Mean age: years (range) 60.1 ± 4.2 (49.0–65.0) 73.0 ± 4.6 (66.0–85.0) < 0.0001a
Male/female: ratio 10:19 15:19 0.4359
Mean BMD: T-score (range) − 1.2 ± 1.4 (− 3.8–1.5) − 2.0 ± 1.6 (− 4.7–1.2) 0.0416a
BMD ≤ − 3.0: patients 3 13 0.0112a
  1. BMD bone mineral density
  2. aStatistical significance was considered when the p value was less than 0.05