Table 3

Body composition in women and men with JIA
Women JIA (n =19) Controls (n = 48)
Region Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p
Total body Fat (%) 36.73 ± 8.72 29.92 ± 7.48 0.003
Lean (%) 59.68 ± 8.37 65.88 ± 7.14 0.005
BMC (%) 3.59 ± 0.45 4.20 ± 0.47 <0.001
Arms Fat (%) 37.27 ± 9.46 28.64 ± 9.76 0.003
Lean (%) 58.65 ± 8.77 66.39 ± 9.08 0.004
BMC (%) 4.08 ± 0.92 4.97 ± 0.82 <0.001
Legs Fat (%) 41.63 ± 9.11 32.96 ± 6.96 <0.001
Lean (%) 54.81 ± 8.78 62.73 ± 6.64 <0.001
BMC (%) 3.56 ± 0.53 4.30 ± 0.54 <0.001
Trunk Fat (%) 34.98 ± 10.81 29.84 ± 8.68 0.057
Lean (%) 62.71 ± 10.73 67.31 ± 8.51 0.084
BMC (%) 2.31 ± 0.32 2.85 ± 0.37 <0.001
Men JIA (n = 12) Controls (n = 36)
Region Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p
Total body Fat (%) 24.07 ± 8.69 18.59 ± 5.46 0.015
Lean (%) 72.07 ± 8.34 77.21 ± 5.32 0.019
BMC (%) 3.86 ± 0.48 4.20 ± 0.29 0.006
Arms Fat (%) 19.79 ± 7.48 13.27 ± 4.87 0.001
Lean (%) 75.69 ± 7.16 81.83 ± 4.72 0.002
BMC (%) 4.52 ± 0.50 4.90 ± 0.50 0.031
Legs Fat (%) 25.56 ± 8.99 18.74 ± 4.86 0.002
Lean (%) 70.25 ± 8.55 76.55 ± 4.71 0.003
BMC (%) 4.20 ± 0.54 4.71 ± 0.35 <0.001
Trunk Fat (%) 25.53 ± 9.81 20.87 ± 7.11 0.087
Lean (%) 71.90 ± 9.58 76.27 ± 7.03 0.102
BMC (%) 2.56 ± 0.41 2.86 ± 0.25 0.006

Brabnikova Maresova et al.

Brabnikova Maresova et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-15-51

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