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Table 3 Associations of body composition measures and hand osteoarthritis

From: Adiposity and hand osteoarthritis: the Netherlands Epidemiology of Obesity study

  Standard deviation   Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
  Men Women Men (n = 2,490) Women (n = 2,794)
Fat percentage (%) 6.22 6.88 1.34 (1.11 to 1.61) 1.26 (1.05 to 1.51)
Fat mass (kg) 9.39 10.76 1.24 (1.05 to 1.47) 1.22 (1.07 to 1.39)
WHR 0.07 0.07 1.45 (1.13 to 1.85) 1.17 (1.00 to 1.36)
BMI (kg/m2) 4.01 5.19 1.29 (1.08 to 1.55) 1.25 (1.11 to 1.41)
Weight (kg) 14.49 14.73 1.15 (0.92 to 1.45) 1.20 (1.06 to 1.36)
  1. All odds ratios express the increase in odds of osteoarthritis per standard deviation and are adjusted for age.
  2. BMI, body mass index; CI, confidence interval; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio.