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Table 4 Clinical findings according to worst affected knee among floor layers (n = 134) compared to graphic designers (n = 120)

From: Clinical knee findings in floor layers with focus on meniscal status

  Floor layers Graphic designers   
Clinical knee findings n % n % ORadj. 95% CI
Prepatellar hyperkeratosis 62 46.3 8 6.7 14.0 6.1–32.3
Positive patellar tap test 8 6.0 9 7.5 0.8 0.3–2.4
Patellofemoral crepitation 87 64.9 66 55.0 1.9 1.1–3.4
Tenderness on palpating the       
- tibiofemoral joint line 42 31.3 11 9.2 5.4 2.4–12.0
- patella tendon proximally 7 5.2 1 0.8 9.4 1.1–82.3
- patella retinaculum 7 3.7 8 3.3 0.7 0.2–2.2
- pes anserinus 3 2.2 2 1.7 1.6 0.2–11.9
- tibial tuberosity 2 1.5 1 0.8 2.1 0.2–24.4
Positive McMurray test 32 23.9 14 11.7 2.4 1.1–5.0
Diminished flexion 4 3.0 1 0.8 4.1 0.4–41.2
Positive patellar tracking test 15 11.2 2 1.7 8.3 1.8–38.9
  1. Adjusted odds ratio (OR) with 95% confidence interval (CI).
  2. Adjusted for body mass index, age and knee straining sports