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Table 1 Cases used in this study

From: Breaking strength and bone microarchitecture in osteoporosis: a biomechanical approximation based on load tests in 104 human vertebrae from the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spines of 13 body donors

  Overall group (n = 13)
Age (yr) 84.3 ± 8.4
Sex (male/female) 4/9
Body mass index (kg/m2) 20.7 ± 4.3
Bone mineral density (mg/cm3)* 47.6 ± 24.6
Excluded segments C3-L5
Vertebral body fractures 2.2 ± 2.0
Total number of vertebrae (n) 286
  1. *Quantitative computed tomography measurements