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Table 2 Frequency of OA and frailty status by country (weighted dataa)

From: Osteoarthritis and frailty in elderly individuals across six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA)

  Overall GER NL IT SP SW UK % p**
% [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] % [95 % CI] [95 % CI]
Clinical OA at any site 30.4(28.6-32.2) 19.7(15.4-24.0) 26.0(22.1-29.9) 42.3(36.9-47.7) 34.7(30.3-39.1) 32.7(28.4-37.0) 26.7(22.4-31.0) <0.001
Hand OA 16.3(14.8-17.8) 11.8(8.4-15.2) 11.6(8.7-14.5) 21.2(16.7-25.7) 19.5(15.9-23.1) 19.2(15.6-22.8) 14.5(11.1-17.9) <0.001
Hip OA 5.9(5.0-6.8) 0.7(0.3-1.6) 6.9(4.6-9.2) 13.8(10.0-17.6) 4.7(2.8-6.6) 4.6(2.7-6.5) 5.0(2.9-7.1) <0.001
Knee OA 19.0(17.4-20.6) 10.4(7.1-13.7) 18.3(14.9-21.7) 25.4(20.6-30.2) 23.5(19.6-27.4) 19.7(16.0-23.4) 15.1(11.6-18.6) <0.001
Frail 10.2(9.0-11.4) 5.6(3.1-8.1) 10.9(8.1-13.7) 12.2(8.6-15.8) 12.6(9.6-15.6) 5.6(3.5-7.7) 15.4(11.9-18.9) <0.001
Pre-frail 51.0(49.0-53.0) 48.4(43.1-53.7) 47.1(42.6-51.6) 61.9(56.6-67.2) 56.1(51.5-60.7) 42.2(37.6-46.8) 54.8(50.0-59.6) <0.001
Non-frail 38.8(36.9-40.7) 46.1(40.8-51.4) 42.1(37.7-46.5) 26.0(21.2-30.8) 31.4(27.1-35.7) 52.2(47.6-56.8) 29.8(25.4-34.2) <0.001
  1. aThe weighted data were derived from the European standard population in 2010
  2. **P-value <0.001 in all variables between countries