Table 2

Univariate results of tibial cartilage volume (mm3)

F

Significance of F


Bone area

28.81

< 0.001

Age

10.23

0.002

Smoking

1.32

0.25

Alcohol

2.00

0.16

BMI

0.49

0.49

ln hsCRP

12.87

< 0.001


F = the regression mean square divided by the residual mean square. BMI, body mass index; ln hsCRP, natural log high sensitivity C-reactive protein.

Hanna et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2008 10:R27   doi:10.1186/ar2380

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