Gender and prevalence of knee osteoarthritis types in elderly Koreans.

  title={Gender and prevalence of knee osteoarthritis types in elderly Koreans.},
  author={Hyung Joon Cho and Chong Bum Chang and Ki Woong Kim and Joon Hyuk Park and Jae Ho Yoo and In Jun Koh and Tae Kyun Kim},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={26 7},
We undertook to document sex differences in the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis (OA) at different disease stages in an elderly Korean population. Prevalence of 3 stages of knee OA (radiographic OA, severe radiographic OA, and candidacy for total knee arthroplasty [TKA]) was investigated in 696 elderly (≥65 years old) Korean subjects. Multivariate logistic regression was performed to evaluate associations between the risk factors of OA at these 3 disease stages. The overall prevalence of knee… CONTINUE READING

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