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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for characteristics of study participants

From: Knee osteoarthritis patients with more subchondral cysts have altered tibial subchondral bone mineral density

Characteristic Parameters
Age, years (mean ± SD) 64.1 ± 10.1
Sex (M:F) 17:25
BMI, kg/m2 (mean ± SD) 28.7 ± 3.7
Side (L:R) 18:24
OA Severity (KL) (Score of 0/1/2/3/4) 0/0/2/21/19
Medial OA severity (KL) (Score of 0/1/2/3/4) 3/7/7/14/11
Lateral OA severity (KL) (Score of 0/1/2/3/4) 13/18/3/6/2
WOMAC Score (score range: 0 to 20) 9.8 ± 2.9
Medial Joint Space Narrowing (JSN) (Score of 0/1/2/3) 10/6/10/14a
Lateral Joint Space Narrowing (JSN) (Score of 0/1/2/3) 30/5/1/4a
Non-weight-bearing alignment 28 varus, 6 neutral, 8 valgus
Total BMD, mg/cm3 K2HPO4 (mean ± SD) 279 ± 51
Medial BMD, mg/cm3 K2HPO4(mean ± SD) 311 ± 88
Lateral BMD, mg/cm3 K2HPO4(mean ± SD) 240 ± 58
  1. aData missing for 2 participants