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Table 2 Distribution of GJH, joint symptoms and radiographic OA by race, Johnston County OA Project, 2003–2010

From: Association between general joint hypermobility and knee, hip, and lumbar spine osteoarthritis by race: a cross-sectional study

  Race  
  Caucasian (N = 1317) African-American (N = 670) p value
GJH, n/N (%) 103/1317 (7.8%) 35/670 (5.2%) 0.03
Knee symptoms, n/N (%) 561/1317 (42.6%) 328/670 (49.0%) <0.01
Knee rOA, n/N (%) 490/1317 (37.2%) 276/670 (41.2%) 0.08
Hip symptoms, n/N (%) 435/1270 (34.3%) 191/624 (30.6%) 0.11
Hip rOA, n/N (%) 438/1270 (34.5%) 189/624 (30.3%) 0.07
Lower back symptoms, n/N (%) 502/1249 (40.2%) 249/615 (40.5%) 0.90
Lumbar spine rOA, n/N (%) 773/1249 (61.9%) 325/615 (52.8%) <0.01
Lumbar spine facet joint rOA, n/N (%) 937/1272 (73.7%) 370/612 (60.5%) <0.01
  1. GJH general joint hypermobility, OA osteoarthritis, rOA radiographic osteoarthritis