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Table 1 C-reactive protein is associated with the prevalence of bone marrow lesions (BMLs)

From: Inflammation and glucose homeostasis are associated with specific structural features among adults without knee osteoarthritis: a cross-sectional study from the osteoarthritis initiative

Predictor (continuous) No BML (n = 287) Mean (SD) (Reference) Prevalent BML (n = 56) Mean (SD) Prevalent BML Crude OR (95% CI), p-value (per unit of biomarker concentration) Prevalent BML Adjusted OR (95% CI), p-value (per unit of biomarker concentration)
C-reactive Protein (mg/L) 3.24 (1.22) 3.67 (1.12) 1.36 (1.05, 1.75), 0.02 1.43 (1.09, 1.87), 0.01
Glycated serum protein (log) 5.50 (0.70) 5.43 (0.82) 0.87 (0.58, 1.32), 0.52 0.97 (0.65, 1.46), 0.90
Glucose (mg/dL) per 10 mg/dL 109.3 (27.2) 114.6 (22.2) 1.08 (0.97, 1.20), 0.18 1.07 (0.95, 1.19), 0.28
  1. Adjusted analyses include age, body mass index, sex, and Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly Score. OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval. Bold represents statistically significant findings (p < 0.05)