A meta-analysis of sex differences prevalence, incidence and severity of osteoarthritis.

@article{Srikanth2005AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of sex differences prevalence, incidence and severity of osteoarthritis.},
  author={Velandai Srikanth and Jayne L. Fryer and Guangju Zhai and Tania M Winzenberg and David Hosmer and Graeme Jones},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 9},
  pages={769-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To resolve uncertainty regarding sex differences in osteoarthritis (OA) by performing a meta-analysis of sex differences in OA prevalence, incidence and severity. METHODS Standard search strategies for population-based studies of OA providing sex-specific data. Random effects meta-analysis to provide pooled male vs female risk and rate ratios for prevalent and incident OA, and standardized mean differences (SMD) for OA severity. Meta-regression was used to investigate sources of… CONTINUE READING