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Table 1 Demographic data of the entire cohort and the three subgroups

From: Identifying lower limb specific and generalised joint hypermobility in adults: validation of the Lower Limb Assessment Score

  Total Controls Likely Hypermobiles Known Hypermobiles
  n = 112 n = 40 n = 40 n = 32
Gender n (%)
 Males 28 (25%) 11 (28%) 16 (40%) 1 (3%)
 Females 84 (75%) 29 (72%) 24 (60%) 31 (97%)
Age (years)
 Mean ± SD 24.3 ± 5.5 22.6 ± 2.8 22.6 ± 4.4 28.4 ± 6.9
 Range 18–40 19–32 18–33 18–40
Ethnicity n (%)
 Caucasian 88 (79%) 24 (60%) 34 (85%) 30 (94%)
 Asian 16 (14%) 12 (30%) 4 (10%) 0 (0%)
 Other 8 (7%) 4 (10%) 2 (5%) 2 (6%)