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Table 1 Osteoarthritis (OA) patient and control characteristics

From: Diverse expression of selected cytokines and proteinases in synovial fluid obtained from osteoarthritic and healthy human knee joints

  OA patients Control (donors) Total
Gender    
Male 22 6 28
Female 18 4 22
Total 40 10 50
Age    
Mean 67.88 ± 10.56 51.4 ± 6.36 64.58 ± 11.86
Range 39 to 99 42 to 62 39 to 99
Body Mass Index    
Mean 29.28 ± 5.77 25.26 ± 1.93 28.48 ± 5.47
Range 21.1 to 44.2 22.2 to 28.3 21.1 to 44.2
  1. Gender (male/female), age and body mass index (BMI) at the time of examination among OA patients and controls, mean ± SD. Significance provided within results section.