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Table 2 Annual change and rate in tibial plateau bone area

From: The determinants of change in tibial plateau bone area in osteoarthritic knees: a cohort study

    Crude analysis Adjusted analysis
Annual change Total P Men Women P a Men Women P b
Increase, mm2         
   Medial 36.8 ± 70.7 <0.001 38.3 ± 62.6 35.7 ± 76.1 0.85 70.8 ± 12.3 13.5 ± 9.6 0.002
   Lateral 19.1 ± 60.1 0.004 16.5 ± 83.9 20.4 ± 45.1 0.77 17.2 ± 13.3 20.1 ± 8.5 0.87
Change %         
   Medial 2.2 ± 6.9 <0.001 1.6 ± 2.8 2.6 ± 8.7 0.49 5.4 ± 1.1 0.004 ± 0.9 0.001
   Lateral 1.5 ± 4.3 0.004 1.3 ± 5.8 1.6 ± 3.4 0.79 1.6 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.6 0.95
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviations, or means ± standard errors for adjusted analysis. aMen vs women. bMen vs women, adjusted for age, body mass index, physical activity, grade of osteophytes, grade of joint-space narrowing, and baseline tibial plateau bone area.