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Calcaneal quantitative ultrasonography (QUS) is a useful prescreening tool for osteoporosis, but the advantages of QUS and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) remain unclear. We evaluated the correlation between QUS and DXA in a Taiwanese population. A total of 772 patients were enrolled and demographic data were recorded with the QUS and DXA T-score over the hip and spine. The correlation coefficient of QUS with the DXA-hip was 0.171. For DXA-spine, it was 0.135 overall, 0.237 in females,doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-110965/v1 fatcat:m37bt6leb5hhplfc7krwn6e3ku