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Table 4 Comparison between patients receiving enzyme inducers and inhibitors regarding T score results

From: Evaluation of bone health among epileptic patients using biochemical markers and DEXA scan: an Egyptian study

T score Patients receiving enzyme inducers (n = 20) Patients receiving enzyme inhibitors (n = 9) P value
Lumbar Mean ± SD − 1.1 ± 1.1 0.1 ± 1.5 0.0001**
Range − 3.0–1.2 − 1.9–2.7
Radius Mean ± SD − 0.8 ± 1.5 1.0 ± 1.6 0.02*
Range − 2.9–2.7 − 1.8–3.5
Femur Mean ± SD − 1.2 ± 0.8 0.8 ± 1.3 0.006*
Range − 2.6–0.9 − 1.7–3.0
  1. Ρ value > 0.05 = non-significant; *ρ value < 0.05 = significant; **ρ value < 0.01 highly significant