Skip to main content

Table 1 Basic characteristics of included subjects according to OA status (n = 5764)

From: Association between metabolic syndrome and knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study

  OA subjects Non-OA subjects P
Participants (n) 1669 4095
MetS (%) 20.3 16.6 0.001
Age (years) 55.84 (8.01) 51.81 (6.84) <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 24.84 (3.36) 24.36 (3.14) <0.001
Female (%) 43.3 46.8 0.018
Smoking (%) 21.2 22.5 0.251
Alcohol drinking (%) 37.1 38.9 0.223
High school diploma (%) 46.2 47.7 0.306
Activity level (h/w) 2.49 (3.71) 2.20 (3.43) 0.069
Fasting glucose (mmol/l) 5.81 (1.74) 5.66 (1.62) <0.001
systolic pressure (mm Hg) 128.56 (17.20) 125.40 (17.49) <0.001
Diastolic pressure (mm Hg) 80.62 (11.39) 79.92 (12.13) 0.008
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/l) 1.49 (0.38) 1.52 (0.40) 0.041
Triglyceride (mmol/l) 1.96 (1.85) 1.93 (1.81) 0.476
HsCRP (mg/l) 2.30 (4.95) 2.39 (5.56) 0.755
  1. OA, osteoarthritis; MetS, metabolic syndrome; BMI, body mass index; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; hsCRP, high sensitivity C reactive protein