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Table 3 Multivariable generalized linear mixed model describing the potential factors associated with FJOA

From: Association between lumbar disc herniation and facet joint osteoarthritis

VariablesFJOA(L)FJOA(R)
POR(95%CI)POR(95%CI)
Gender
 Female
 Male0.3721.191 (0.811~1.747)0.7781.057 (0.721~1.549)
Age0.002*1.028 (1.010~1.046)0.000*1.034 (1.016~1.052)
Facet tropism0.7540.994 (0.959~1.031)0.2760.980 (0.946~1.016)
BMI0.000*1.136 (1.063~1.214)0.003*1.105 (1.035~1.180)
Levels
 L2/30.4080.327 (0.023~4.654)0.1090.113 (0.008~1.629)
 L3/40.9351.047 (0.351~3.119)0.7181.223 (0.409~3.650)
 L4/50.1990.773 (0.522~1.146)0.0650.691 (0.467~1.023)
 L5/S1
LDH degree
 MSU-1
 MSU-20.009*1.731 (1.144~2.619)0.0901.427 (0.946~2.152)
 MSU-30.001*2.590 (1.446~4.640)0.000*3.258 (1.810~5.865)
LDH location
 A
 AB(L)0.2430.680 (0.355~1.300)0.8171.080 (0.563~2.071)
 B(L)0.000*2.714 (1.583~4.650)0.9560.986 (0.585~1.661)
 C(L)0.3701.594 (0.574~4.427)0.7231.200 (0.437~3.297)
 AB(R)0.7880.918 (0.492~1.714)0.6601.150 (0.616~2.146)
 B (R)0.6521.150 (0.624~2.119)0.003*2.615 (1.405~4.870)
 C(R)0.4620.554 (0.115~2.678)0.8900.895 (0.184~4.354)
Facet angles
 L = R
 L > R0.8471.090 (0.452~2.631)0.2321.705 (0.710~4.093)
 L < R0.5601.294 (0.543~3.084)0.2731.619 (0.683~3.834)
  1. * p < 0.05
  2. - reference
  3. BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval, FJOA facet joint osteoarthritis, L left, LDH lumbar disc herniation, MSU Michigan State University, R right, OR odds ratio