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Table 1 General parameters of osteoarthritis patients and controls

From: Increased arterial stiffness in patients with end-stage osteoarthritis: a case-control study

Variable Osteoarthritis (n = 48) Controls (n = 49) P-value
Age (years) 63 ± 7 61 ± 7 0.115
Male/Female (n) 25/23 24/25 0.760
Height (cm) 1.71 ± 0.10 1.72 ± 0.10 0.508
Weight (kg) 80.8 ± 12.6 78.8 ± 15.1 0.487
BMI (kg/m2) 27.6 ± 3.0 26.4 ± 3.4 0.068
Waist circumference (cm) 96 ± 10 92 ± 12 0.046
Hip circumference (cm) 104 ± 7 102 ± 6 0.387
W/H- ratio 0.92 ± 0.08 0.90 ± 0.10 0.137
Current smoker (n, %) 10 (14) 7 (21) 0.430
Hypertension (%) 48 39 0.416
Involved joint (n)
 hip 30  
 knee 18  
Harris Hip score 39 (33–47) 100 (100–100) <0.001
HSS Knee score 62 (49–65) 100 (100–100) <0.001
  1. The values are expressed as means ± s.d. or medians (with interquartile range)
  2. Abbreviations: BMI body-mass index, W/H-ratio waist to hip ratio, HSS Hospital for Special Surgery