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Table 1 Characteristics of patients in both groups at baseline

From: The effect of mobilization with movement on pain and function in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind controlled trial

 MWM (n = 20)
Mean ± SD
Sham (n = 20)
Mean ± SD
Age (years)56.5 ± 7.656.6 ± 8.5
BMI (kg/m2)32.6 ± 7.833.3 ± 6.1
Duration of symptoms (months)a51 (46)48 (42)
VAS (10 cm)6.5 ± 1.95.7 ± 2.0
Gender (male/ female)13 / 712 / 8
Affected knee side (right/left)6 / 1410 / 10
K&L knee OA grade (2 / 3 / 4)14 / 4 / 213 / 3 / 4
  1. MWM Mobilization with movement, SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index, VAS Visual analogue scale, K&L Kellgren and Lawrence (1957) grading system, OA osteoarthritis
  2. aValues are expressed as median (interquartile range)