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Table 1 The general characteristics of study subjects

From: Association of rs1137101 polymorphism in LEPR and susceptibility to knee osteoarthritis in a Northwest Chinese Han population

Characteristics Knee OA patients (n = 587) Healthy controls (n =628) P-value
Age (years) 61.37 ± 10.64 60.46 ± 9.85 0.537
Gender (F/M) 453/134 485/143 0.981
BMI (kg/m2) 26.31 ± 4.45 24.75 ± 4.16 <0.001
K/L grades    
 Grade 2, n (%) 292 (49.74) 0 (0.0)
 Grade 3, n (%) 175 (29.81) 0 (0.0)
 Grade 4, n (%) 120 (20.45) 0 (0.0)