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Table 3 Associations between number of MetS components and OA in the present cross-sectional study

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

  N (%) OA (%) Adjusted OR 95%CI p
Without MetS component 1640 (28.5) 292 (17.8) 1.00 reference
With one MetS component 1709 (29.6) 446 (26.1) 1.36 1.14–1.61 0.001
With two MetS components 1396 (24.2) 508 (36.4) 1.99 1.67–2.38 <0.001
With three or four MetS components 1019 (17.7) 423 (41.5) 2.12 1.74–2.57 <0.001
  1. MetS, metabolic syndrome; OA, osteoarthritis;
  2. Multivariable model was was adjusted for age, sex, activity level, smoking status, alcohol drinking status and educational background