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Table 4 Effect of increasing grade of severity of subchondral bone abnormality on joint replacement

From: The association between subchondral bone cysts and tibial cartilage volume and risk of joint replacement in people with knee osteoarthritis: a longitudinal study

  Univariate analysis
OR (95% CI)
Pvalue Multivariate analysisa
OR (95% CI)
P value
Medial TF compartment 1.72
(0.93 to 3.18)
0.08 1.99
(1.01 to 3.90)
0.05
Lateral TF compartment 0.95
(0.48 to 1.88)
0.89 0.96
(0.48 to 1.94)
0.91
  1. Abnormality: 1, normal; 2, BML only; 3, both BML and cyst present. aAdjusted for age, gender, and Kellgren-Lawrence grade. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; TF, tibiofemoral.