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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Radiographic knee osteoarthritis in ex-elite table tennis players

  Ex-elite table tennis players (n = 22) Controls
(n = 22)
 
Characteristics Mean/
percentage
95% CI Mean/
percentage
95% CI P value
Mean age (years) 56.64 66.67-46.41 55.63 61.67-49.59 0.52
Mean height (cm) 172.63 187.07-158.19 174.00 187.03-160.97 0.53
Mean weight (kg) 76.31 92.75-59.87 77.36 91.65-63.07 0.66
Mean body mass index (kg/m2) 25.30 29.74-20.86 25.60 29.19-22.01 0.63
Intercondylar distance (cm) 4.96 7.97-1.95 3.78 6.95-0.81 0.01**
Smokers/ex-smokers (%) 13.6   36.4   0.08
  1. ** P ≤ 0.01 Student T-test