Table 2

Logistic regression analyses of pattern scores and Kellgren-Lawrence scores

Site

No. twin pairs

Dietary pattern

Model 1

Model 2

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)


Hip

327

Fruit and vegetable pattern score

0.724 (0.549,0.955)

0.609 (0.388,0.958)

High alcohol pattern score

1.073 (0.856,1.345)

1.048 (0.707,1.552)

Traditional English pattern score

1.072 (0.868,1.323)

1.093 (0.806,1.483)

Dieting pattern score

1.008 (0.793,1.282)

0.877 (0.619,1.242)

Low meat pattern score

1.099 (0.881,1.371)

1.433 (0.995,2.065)

Knee

456

Fruit and vegetable pattern score

1.107 (0.939,1.306)

1.028 (0.781,1.353)

High alcohol pattern score

1.039 (0.880,1.226)

1.029 (0.788,1.346)

Traditional English pattern score

1.127 (0.964,1.318)

1.245 (0.987,1.571)

Dieting pattern score

1.088 (0.918,1.290)

1.158 (0.891,1.506)

Low meat pattern score

0.973 (0.833,1.136)

1.042 (0.817,1.330)

Hand

541

Fruit and vegetable pattern score

0.983 (0.861,1.122)

1.009 (0.844,1.206)

High alcohol pattern score

1.028 (0.901,1.174)

1.116 (0.915,1.362)

Traditional English pattern score

1.033 (0.906,1.179)

0.988 (0.831,1.176)

Dieting pattern score

1.015 (0.894,1.153)

0.975 (0.827,1.149)

Low meat pattern score

0.940 (0.825,1.069)

0.857 (0.723,1.017)


Model 1: individual pattern scores only; model 2: individual pattern scores and twin pair means in the same model

All models adjusted for age, BMI and physical activity; Kellgren-Lawrence scores coded as 0 and 1 versus 2+

Williams et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:280   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-280

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