Table 3

Conventional medication use among participants with radiographic-confirmed knee osteoarthritis by race (N = 2583)
Category African Americans Caucasian Americans
(n = 508) (n = 2075)
percentage
Acetaminophen 17.9 9.5
Over-the-counter NSAIDs 28.0 19.5
Prescription NSAIDs 10.2 7.0
COX-2 inhibitors 5.7 9.3
Opioids 3.9 2.6
Knee injection 4.7 3.5
 Corticosteroid 4.1 2.4
 Hyaluronic Acid 0.6 1.3
Doxycycline 0.6 0.3

Yang et al.

Yang et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:86   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-86

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