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Table 1 Demographics and baseline characteristics

From: Evaluation and Validation of a Joint Stress Test to Induce Activity-Related Knee Joint Discomfort — a Prospective Case-Control Study

Variable Healthy (n = 15) ArJD (n = 15) OA (n = 15)
Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI
Age [years] 37.7 30.6 to 44.9 37.5 30.5 to 44.6 54.7 50.9 to 58.6
Weight [kg] 70.3 63.9 to 76.7 73.1 64.9 to 81.2 74.0 67.9 to 80.1
Height [m] 1.74 1.69 to 1.78 1.74 1.69 to 1.79 1.73 1.69 to 1.77
BMI [kg/m2] 24.6 23.1 to 26.2 24.0 22.6 to 25.4 23.2 21.8 to 24.7
Blood pressure sys [mmHg] 126.2 116.4 to 136.0 124.3 116.3 to 132.4 129.1 121.2 to 136.9
Blood pressure dia [mmHg] 75.2 69.1 to 81.3 73.2 68.0 to 74.8 82.7 77.1 to 88.3
hsCRP [mg/L] 0.1 0.05 to 0.13 0.1 0.06 to 0.14 0.3 0.09 to 0.76
Total cholesterol [mg/dL] 183.3 165.8 to 200.9 181.8 168.0 to 195.6 200.0 182.8 to 217.2
Gender [n] n % n % n %
 Male 7 46.7 7 46.7 6 40.0
 Female 8 53.3 8 53.3 9 60.0
  1. Values are means (95 % CI) except for qualitative variables (n). Abbreviations: ArJD activity-related joint discomfort, OA osteoarthritis, BMI body mass index, sys systolic, dia diastolic, hsCRP high sensitivity C-reactive protein