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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Playing sport injured is associated with osteoarthritis, joint pain and worse health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study

 All participants (n = 2233)Never played sport injured (n = 508)Played sport injured (n = 1725)Participants aged ≥30 years (n = 2071)Never played sport injured (n = 461)Played sport injured (n = 1556)
Age (years)51.7 (SD 14.7)54.5 (SD 15.7)50.7 (SD 14.2)54.5 (SD 12.2)57.6 (SD 13.0)53.6 (SD 13.0)
Sex
 Male2215 (97%)477 (95%)1680 (97%)2008 (97%)436 (95%)1521 (98%)
 Female65 (3%)26 (5%)36 (3%)51 (3%)21 (5%)27 (2%)
BMI (kg/m2)27.8 (SD 5.0)27.8 (SD 5.6)27.9 (SD 4.8)28.1 (SD 4.9)28.1 (SD 5.7)28.0 (SD 4.7)
Cricket Seasons Played30 (IQR 24)27 (IQR 28)35 (IQR 18)30 (IQR 20)30 (IQR 28)31 (IQR 19)
Joints Injured
 01207 (53%)369 (74%)799 (47%)1078 (53%)331 (73%)714 (47%)
 1+1046 (47%)130 (26%)897 (53%)958 (47%)122 (27%)817 (53%)
Orthopaedic Surgeries
 01472 (64%)374 (74%)1055 (61%)1291 (62%)332 (72%)921 (59%)
 1+797 (35%)128 (26%)652 (38%)761 (37%)124 (27%)621 (39%)
Persistent joint pain      
 No848 (37%)273 (55%)552 (33%)728 (35%)239 (53%)461 (31%)
 Yes1412 (63%)229 (45%)1146 (67%)1324 (65%)217 (47%)1071 (69%)
Physician diagnosed osteoarthritis
 No1598 (72%)394 (80%)1161 (70%)1391 (70%)349 (78%)1005 (67%)
 Yes611 (27%)98 (20%)500 (30%)602 (30%)98 (22%)491 (33%)
Standard-of-play
 Elite872 (39%)159 (32%)690 (41%)754 (37%)138 (31%)597 (39%)
 Recreational1363 (61%)336 (68%)993 (59%)1261 (63%)311 (69%)918 (61%)
History of 4+ week time loss injury
 No1195 (53%)366 (73%)790 (47%)1067 (52%)328 (72%)706 (46%)
 Yes1058 (47%)133 (27%)906 (53%)969 (48%)125 (28%)825 (54%)
  1. a Discrepancies in variable count are due to responses of ‘don’t know’