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Table 7 Point prevalence of Hand OA in joint groups by the three methods.

From: The use of digital photographs for the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis: the AGES-Reykjavik study

  Males (N = 159) Females (N = 222)
  Total Right Left Total Right Left
POA of DIPs% 48.4 39.0 32.7 50.0 45.0 34.7
POA of PIPs% 36.5 28.3 20.1 27.5 22.5 12.2
POA of CMC1% 5.7 5.7 2.5 25.2 21.7 15.4
ROA of DIPs% 81.8 78.0 66.7 91.9 88.3 80.6
ROA of PIPs% 50.3 35.8 32.1 67.6 50.0 43.2
ROA of CMC1% 25.8 18.2 19.5 35.1 27.9 28.4
COA of DIPs% 69.2 61.0 53.5 75.7 68.9 59.0
COA of PIPs% 28.9 20.8 18.9 22.5 18.5 14.9
COA of CMC1% 13.2 7.5 10.1 36.0 26.1 26.6
  1. (POA = photography, ROA = radiography, COA = clinical examination)