Variable

Cuff tear arthropathy (CTA, n = 100)

Osteo arthritis (OA, n = 100)

Rotator cuff tears (RCT, n = 100)

Impingement (IM, n = 100)

Tendinitis calcarea (TC, n = 100)

Comparison between groups


Gender (female/male)

75/25

67/33

48/52

44/56

73/27

p < 0.001^{§}

CTA vs. OA/RCT/IM/TC
 
p = 0.275^{†}

p < 0.001^{†}

p < 0.001^{†}

p = 0.872^{†}
 
OA vs. RCT/IM/TC
  
p = 0.010^{†}

p = 0.002^{†}

p = 0.441^{†}
 
RCT vs. IM/TC
   
p = 0.670^{†}

p < 0.001^{†}
 
IM vs. TC
    
p < 0.001^{†}
 
Shoulder side (right/left)

70/30

40/60

62/38

55/45

49/51

p < 0.001^{§}

CTA vs. OA/RCT/IM/TC
 
p < 0.001^{†}

p = 0.296^{†}

p = 0.041^{†}

p = 0.004^{†}
 
OA vs. RCT/IM/TC
  
p = 0.003^{†}

p = 0.047^{†}

p = 0.255^{†}
 
RCT vs. IM/TC
   
p = 0.389^{†}

p = 0.087^{†}
 
IM vs. TC
    
p = 0.479^{†}
 
Age (years)

74.7 ± 7.5

69.3 ± 9.7

64.6 ± 7.4

53.0 ± 10.7

47.1 ± 8.4

p < 0.001^{§}


75 (55–89)

68 (44–91)

64 (48–80)

52.5 (29–79)

47 (30–66)
 
CTA vs. OA/RCT/IM/TC
 
p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
OA vs. RCT/IM/TC
  
p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
RCT vs. IM/TC
   
p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
IM vs. TC
    
p < 0.001^{‡}
 
BMI (kg/m^{2})

28.4 ± 4.7

29.9 ± 5.1

27.9 ± 4.4

26.8 ± 4.9

25.2 ± 4.1

p < 0.001^{§}


27.6 (19–43)

29.7 (20–48)

27.5 (19–41)

26.0 (18–42)

24.8 (18–43)
 
CTA vs. OA/RCT/IM/TC
 
p = 0.035^{‡}

p = 0.410^{‡}

p = 0.014^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
OA vs. RCT/IM/TC
  
p = 0.003^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
RCT vs. IM/TC
   
p = 0.081^{‡}

p < 0.001^{‡}
 
IM vs. TC
    
p = 0.018^{‡}
 

^{†}
P values were calculated with Chi^{2}test or Fisher exact ttest. ^{‡}
P values were calculated with the independent ttest. ^{§}
P values were calculated using ANOVA