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Bone density results are read by interpreting two numbers, the T-score and Z-score, according to Mayo Clinic. The T-score indicates how far above or below normal a person's bone density is. The Z-score is used to determi... More »

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The Mayo Clinic website features a chart to help interpret bone density test results. Results of bone density tests are reported by T-scores and Z-scores, according to Mayo Clinic. The chart on the website assists in tel... More »

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A bone density test is a quick, painless procedure that requires no preparation on the patient's part, according to Mayo Clinic. The test should take about 10 to 30 minutes and can be done in a doctor's office, pharmacy ... More »

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The T-score compares the bone density of a healthy, young adult of the same sex to the patient, according to Mayo Clinic.The Z-score is the standard deviation of what is typically expected of an adult of the same age, we... More »

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The Mayo Clinic website features a chart to help interpret bone density test results. Results of bone density tests are reported by T-scores and Z-scores, according to Mayo Clinic. The chart on the website assists in tel... More »

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Patients need to compare bone density results against two numbers, T-scores and Z-scores, according to eMedicineHealth. T-scores represent the bone density of young adults of the same gender, while Z-scores represent the... More »

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Normal bone density is reported with a T-score of -1.0 or above and a Z-score greater than -2, according to MedlinePlus. T-scores less than -1.0 and Z-scores less than -2.0 may indicate abnormal bone loss and the potenti... More »

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