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Table 2 Cohort demographic and variable characteristics

From: Lifetime occupation is not associated with radiographic osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint in a cohort study of UK women

Variable Outcome
n (%)
Radiographic OA (present/absent); present % 73/136 (34.9%)
Age (years); mean (±SD) 57.01 (5.23)
BMI (kg/m2); mean (±SD) 26.12 (4.12)
Predominant lifetime occupation; n (%) (1) Sedentary 108 (51.7%)
(2) Light 0 (0%)
(3) Light manual 70 (33.5%)
(4) Heavy manual 31 (14.8%)
Predominant heel height worn under 20 years of age (high/low); % 91/156 (58.33%)
Predominant heel height worn at 20–30 years of age (high/low); % 69/161 (42.86%)
Predominant heel height worn at 30–40 years of age (high/low); % 32/128 (25.00%)
Predominant heel height worn at 40–50 years of age (high/low); % 15/88 (17.05%)
Predominant heel height worn over 50 years of age (high/low); % 7/64 (10.94%)
Predominant lifetime high heel use (yes/no); % 7/209 (3.35%)