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Table 1 Comparison between excluded and included participants

From: “Inflammaging” and bone in the OsteoLaus cohort

 Included (N = 1390)Excluded (N = 77)P-value
Age (years)64.5 ± 7.663.7 ± 7.80.379
Body mass index (kg/m2)25.9 ± 4.526.3 ± 4.70.440
Smoking (%)0.425 §
 Never650 (46.8)25 (41.7) 
 Former503 (36.2)21 (35) 
 Current237 (17.1)14 (23.3) 
Alcohol consumption (%)0.381 §
 None409 (29.4)27 (35.1) 
 1–20 units/week956 (68.8)50 (64.9) 
 21+ units /week25 (1.8)0 (0) 
Diabetes (%)67 (4.8)6 (8.2)0.797
Osteoporosis (any location)139 (10.0)10 (13.0)0.713
Calcium and vitamin D (%)497 (35)45 (58)< 0.001
Hormone replacement therapy (%)323 (23)9 (11)0.018
Other current OP treatment (%)58 (4.2)12 (15.5)< 0.001 §
  1. OP, osteoporosis. Results are expressed as number of participants (column %) or as mean ± standard deviation. Statistical analysis performed using chi-square or Fisher’s exact test (§) for categorical variables and student’s t-test for continuous variables