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Table 1 Characteristics of study population (n = 142)

From: Does an increase in body mass index over 10 years affect knee structure in a population-based cohort study of adult women?

Characteristic Value
Age (yr) 41.7 ± 5.3a
Height (cm) 163.6 ± 5.8a
Weight (kg)  
   baseline 66.9 ± 14.1a
   current 73.0 ± 16.7a
   change 4.6 (0.9 to 11.1)b
Body mass index (kg/m2)  
   baseline 25.0 ± 5.0a
   current 27.3 ± 6.3a
   change 1.8 (0.3 to 4.2)b
Any significant tibiofemoral cartilage defect, number = (%) 76 (53.5%)c
Tibial cartilage volume (ml) 23.1 ± 3.9a
Tibial plateau bone area (cm2) 30.2 ± 2.4a
Presence of bone marrow lesions, number = (%) 9 (6.3%)c
Osteophytes, number = (%) 13 (9.2%)
  1. Results presented asamean ± SD,bmedian (IQR range), orcfrequency (%).