Table 1

Characteristics of the study population
Characteristic Men (n = 11246) Women (n = 17203) All (n = 28449)
Age at baseline, years (mean (SD), range) 59 (7.0), 45–74 57 (7.9), 44–74 58 (7.6), 44–74
BMI, kg/m2, at baseline (mean (SD), range) 26.3 (3.5), 13.9–50.7 25.4 (4.2), 14.0–50.9 25.8 (4.0), 13.9–50.9
Time from baseline to final follow-up, years (mean (SD)) 11 (2.9) 11 (2.4) 11 (2.6)

BMI, body mass index.

Ageberg et al.

Ageberg et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:73   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-73

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