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Table 2 Telomere length in the synovial tissue of ONFH

From: No association between telomere length and osteonecrosis of the femoral head

  Telomere length (%, n)
Short Long p
All patients 69.4 (25) 30.6 (11)  
Age    0.418
  < 65 75.0 (15) 25.0 (5)  
  ≥ 65 62.5 (10) 37.5 (6)  
Gender    0.669
 Male 66.7 (14) 33.3 (7)  
 Female 73.3 (11) 26.7 (4)  
Side    0.210
 Right 61.5 (8) 38.5 (5)  
 Left 66.7 (10) 33.3 (5)  
 Both 100 (6) 0 (0)  
ESR    0.073
 (+) 100 (7) 0 (0)  
 (−) 61.5 (16) 38.5 (10)  
CRP    0.151
 (+) 33.3 (1) 66.7 (2)  
 (−) 73.3 (22) 26.7 (8)  
Cause    0.813
 Steroid 60.0 (3) 40.0 (2)  
 Alcohol 73.7 (14) 26.3 (5)  
 Idiopathic 66.7 (8) 33.3 (4)  
Alcohol    0.467
 (+) 73.7 (14) 26.3 (5)  
 (−) 61.5 (8) 38.5 (5)  
  1. ONFH Osteonecrosis of the femoral head, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP:
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