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Table 1 Characteristics of participants at baseline (n = 395)

From: Natural history and clinical significance of MRI-detected bone marrow lesions at the knee: a prospective study in community dwelling older adults

  Value*
Age (year) 63.2 (7.2)
Male sex (%) 49
Height (cm) 167.2 (8.8)
Weight (kg) 77.3 (14.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 27.6 (4.5)
ROA present (%) 58
BML present (%) 43
Mean BML size (mm2) 72.7 (74.6)
WOMAC  
   Pain (0 to 45) 3.2 (6.3)
   Function deficit (0 to 153) 10.4 (21.9)
   Stiffness (0 to 18) 1.5 (2.9)
Leg strength (kg) 92.3 (47.5)
AQoL (0 to 29) 7.0 (5.0)
  1. *Mean (SD) except for percentages. AQoL, Assessment of Quality of Life; BMI, body mass index; BML, bone marrow lesion; ROA, radiographic osteoarthritis; WOMAC, Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index.