Table 4

Estimated difference (95% CI) between treatments in % change in bone mineral density over two years after adjusting for baseline, age (group), sex, and country

Site BUD v Reference BDP v Reference BUD v BDP
Lumbar spine–0.35 (–1.46 to 0.76)–0.83 (–1.99 to 0.32) 0.49 (–0.65 to 1.62)
Neck of femur–0.70 (–2.00 to 0.60)–0.52 (–1.87 to 0.83)–0.18 (–1.50 to 1.14)
Body–0.42 (–1.17 to 0.33)–0.55 (–1.33 to 0.23) 0.13 (–0.64 to 0.90)
  • BUD = budesonide; BDP = beclomethasone dipropionate.