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Table 4 Bone density and body mass index

From: Clinical benefit of gluten-free diet in screen-detected older celiac disease patients

  At the diagnosis After gluten-free diet  
  Mean; 95% confidence intervals Mean; 95% confidence intervals  
Lumbar spine Z-score (SD) 0.6 0.0 - 1.1 0.9 0.1 - 1.5 0.060
Femoral Z-score (SD) -0.1 -0.5 - 0.2 0.1 -0.2 - 0.6 0.009
Lumbar spine T-score (SD) -0.7 -1.2 - -0.1 -0.4 -1.2 - 0.1 0.241
Femoral T-score (SD) -1.1 -1.5 - -0.6 -1.1 -1.5 - -0.5 0.670
Body mass index (kg/m2) 25.9 24.6-27.1 25.3 24.1-26.5 0.139
  1. Bone mass density (T and Z -score) and body mass index (mean with 95% confidence intervals (CI)) at diagnosis and after gluten-free diet in 32 screen-detected older celiac disease patients