Table 7

Point prevalence of Hand OA in joint groups by the three methods.

Males (N = 159)

Females (N = 222)


Total

Right

Left

Total

Right

Left


POA of DIPs%

48.4

39.0

32.7

50.0

45.0

34.7

POA of PIPs%

36.5

28.3

20.1

27.5

22.5

12.2

POA of CMC1%

5.7

5.7

2.5

25.2

21.7

15.4

ROA of DIPs%

81.8

78.0

66.7

91.9

88.3

80.6

ROA of PIPs%

50.3

35.8

32.1

67.6

50.0

43.2

ROA of CMC1%

25.8

18.2

19.5

35.1

27.9

28.4

COA of DIPs%

69.2

61.0

53.5

75.7

68.9

59.0

COA of PIPs%

28.9

20.8

18.9

22.5

18.5

14.9

COA of CMC1%

13.2

7.5

10.1

36.0

26.1

26.6


(POA = photography, ROA = radiography, COA = clinical examination)

Jonsson et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-20

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