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Table 3 Association of cholesterol measured approximately 5 years prior with bone marrow lesion

From: Correlates of knee bone marrow lesions in younger adults

  Univariable PR (95 % CI) Multivariablea PR (95 % CI)
HDL cholesterol (per mmol/L) 0.42 (0.20, 0.88) 0.36 (0.15, 0.87)
LDL cholesterol (per mmol/L) 0.95 (0.71, 1.27) 0.94 (0.69, 1.27)
Total cholesterol (per mmol/L) 0.83 (0.65, 1.07) 0.84 (0.66, 1.06)
  1. Bold denotes statistical significance at P <0.05
  2. PR prevalence ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein
  3. aAdjusted for age, sex, BMI, duration of follow-up and knee injury