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Table 4 Associations of abdominal adipose tissue 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 = 923) Women (n = 798)
VAT (cm2) 61.3 50.0 1.33 (1.01 to 1.75) 1.10 (0.85 to 1.44)
SAT (cm2) 91.7 117.6 1.05 (0.74 to 1.50) 1.22 (0.92 to 1.63)
  1. All odds ratios express the increase in odds of osteoarthritis per standard deviation and are adjusted for age.
  2. CI, confidence interval; SAT, subcutaneous adipose tissue; VAT, visceral adipose tissue.