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Table 4 Adjusted mean leptin by sex and hand osteoarthritis status

From: The relationship between hand osteoarthritis and serum leptin concentration in participants of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

  Male Female
Hand OA status Mean a 95% CI Mean a 95% CI
Symptomatic hand OA 8.88 7.09, 10.67 21.89 18.70, 25.08
Asymptomatic hand OA 8.21 6.62, 9.80 20.13 18.32, 21.94
No hand OA 9.40 8.59, 10.21 23.09 21.84, 24.34
  1. CI, confidence interval; OA, osteoarthritis. aMeans are adjusted for age and obesity status, and are weighted using Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey sampling weights.