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Table 1 Results of Dual-energy X-ray Absorptiometry

From: Postpartum sacral stress fracture: a case report

Skeletal region Bone density at diagnosis of fracture (g/cm2) Bone density at follow up after 5 months (g/cm2) SDa above or below the mean for young adults at diagnosis of fracture (Z score) SDa above or below the mean for young adults at follow up after 5 months (Z score)
Spine (L1-L4) 0.875 0.878 −1.6 −1.5
Femur: Total
Neck 0.706 0.733 −1.9 −1.7
0.642 0.684 −1.9 −1.5
Forearm 0.638 NAb −0.9 NAb
  1. a SD standard deviation, b NA not available