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Table 1 Basic characteristic of 90 postmenopausal-women with osteoarthritis of knee

From: Association of osteoporosis and varus inclination of the tibial plateau in postmenopausal women with advanced osteoarthritis of the knee

Variables Total (%)
N=90
Inclination of Proximal Tibia P Value
No (MPTA≥85°) N=58 Yes (MPTA<85°) N=32
Age, Years
 (Mean±SD) 73±6.6 72±6.7 76±5.7 0.003
Operation Side
 Right (%) 46 (51) 30 (52) 16 (50) 1.000
 Left (%) 44 (49) 28 (48) 16(50)
OA grade
 III(%) 53 (59) 38 (66) 15 (47) 0.117
 IV(%) 37 (41) 20 (34) 17 (53)
BMI, Kg/m2
 (Mean±SD) 27±3.6 27±3.4 27±4.1 0.829
HKAA
 ≥175° (%) 20 (22) 19 (33) 1 (3) 0.001
 <175° (%) 70 (78) 39 (67) 31 (97)
LDFA     
 ≤85° (%) 87 (97) 56 (97) 31(97)  1.000
 >85° (%) 3 (3) 2 (3) 1 (3)
Spine CompressionFracture
 No (%) 81 (90) 55 (95) 26(81) 0.063
 Yes (%) 9 (10) 3 (5) 6 (19)
Hip Fracture
 No (%) 72 (80) 45 (78) 27(84) 0.585
 Yes (%) 18 (20) 13 (22) 5 (16)
BMD T-score     
 >-2.5 (%) 77 (86) 54 (93) 23 (72)  0.011
 ≤-2.5 (%) 13 (14) 4 (7) 9 (28)