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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects (N = 567).

From: Appendicular bone mass and knee and hand osteoarthritis in Japanese women: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Mean SD Range
Age (years) 64.2 9.6 40–89
Height (cm) 149.8 6.0 129.0–166.5
Weight (kg) 52.4 8.8 31.6–98.8
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.3 3.4 15.6–42.8
Stiffness indexa 70.1 13.3 38–123
mBMDb (mmAl) 2.23 0.34 1.41–3.07
  1. a: Stiffness index was measured in 557 women. b: metacarpal bone mineral density