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Table 4 Independent T-test of characteristics of participants by IL-1β

From: Inflammatory markers and bone health in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional overview

Variables IL-1β (< 2.39 pg/ml) [68] IL-1β (> 2.39 pg/ml) [18] P-value
Age (years) 63.29 ± 4.58 62.89 ± 4.86 0.742
Weight (kg) 67.31 ± 10.28 67.37 ± 10.25 0.981
Height (cm) 161.65 ± 5.19 162.57 ± 5.20 0.506
BMI (kg/m2) 25.77 ± 3.87 25.48 ± 3.62 0.770
WC (cm) 79.79 ± 10.92 79.37 ± 11.10 0.885
Waist-Hip ratio 0.81 ± 0.08 0.81 ± 0.08 0.990
Spine BMD 0.94 ± 0.16 0.85 ± 0.14 0.028
Spine T-score −0.94 ± 1.43 −1.77 ± 1.26 0.021
Femoral Neck BMD 0.71 ± 0.10 0.66 ± 0.08 0.019
Hip BMD 0.85 ± 0.12 0.79 ± 0.09 0.020
Hip T-score −0.73 ± 0.95 −1.16 ± 0.86 0.071
Lean mass (kg) 40.07 ± 4.43 40.37 ± 4.78 0.798
Total Fat% 40.34 ± 6.22 40.40 ± 5.36 0.967
Ferritin (μg/L) 145.03 ± 107.45 134.28 ± 81.40 0.647
25(OH)D3 (nmol/L) 78.32 ± 29.94 77.00 ± 18.62 0.806
  1. IL Interleukin, BMI Body mass index, WC Waist circumference, BMC Bone mineral content, BMD Bone mineral density, CRP C-reactive protein. Variables are reported as mean values with their standard deviation (SD). Number of participants [n]. Significant values are in bold text