VARIABLES

OA

CONTROL

Age (years)

54 ± 8.8

51 ± 11.1

Body mass index BMI (kg/m2)

26 ± 2.5

26 ± 3.3

Duration of OA (years)

13.0 ± 9.8

 

Pain (visual analog) scores

5.46 ± 2.15

0.00 ± 0.00

Beck Depression Index

5.56 ± 5.69

1.00 ± 1.86

Mean interval in years between baseline and follow-up scan

2.67

 

Table 1: Baseline characteristics of study population.