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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: High sensitivity C-reactive protein is associated with lower tibial cartilage volume but not lower patella cartilage volume in healthy women at mid-life

Characteristics (n = 176) Mean (SD or %)
Age (years) 52.3 (6.6)
Height (cm) 164 (6.5)
Weight (kg) 72.7(14.1)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 27.1 (5.5)
Current smoker 21(11.9%
Currently consumes some alcohol 138 (78.9%)
Total tibial cartilage volume (cm3) 3.27 (0.55)
Total patella cartilage volume (cm3) 2.54 (0.55)
Median high sensitivity C-reactive protein (mg/l) 1.81 mg/l (range 0 to 43.9)