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Table 4 Baseline WOMAC scores in CAS(K) clinic attenders and population norms.

From: The Knee Clinical Assessment Study – CAS(K). A prospective study of knee pain and knee osteoarthritis in the general population: baseline recruitment and retention at 18 months

  Pain (0–20) Stiffness (0–20) Physical Function (0–68)
  CAS(K) Population norm† CAS(K) Population norm† CAS(K) Population norm†
Male       
   50–64 years 5.8 (4.4) 5.5 (4.3) 2.4 (2.1) 2.5 (2.0) 19.2 (15.7) 17.6 (15.4)
   65–74 years 6.4 (4.2) 6.5 (4.5) 2.7 (1.8) 3.1 (2.0) 20.6 (14.7) 22.6 (15.4)
   75+ years 7.5 (3.9) 7.2 (4.3) 3.0 (1.8) 3.1 (1.9) 24.9 (13.9) 25.9 (15.2)
Female       
   50–64 years 5.9 (4.5) 6.1 (4.5) 2.5 (1.9) 2.7 (2.1) 18.8 (15.5) 18.8 (16.0)
   65–74 years 7.0 (4.4) 7.2 (4.5) 2.9 (1.9) 3.1 (2.0) 23.0 (15.0) 24.4 (15.6)
   75+ years 6.7 (4.2) 6.6 (4.5) 2.9 (2.0) 2.9 (2.0) 23.0 (14.9) 22.2 (16.4)
  1. † From [17]