Table 4

Applicability of definitions of hip OA

KellgrenCroft gradeMJS (Croft)ACR criteriaHip pain+JSNIndex according to Lane
Discriminate +/−YesYesYesYesYesYes
Categorise severityYes (score: 0–4)Yes (score: 0–5)Yes (no/moderate/severe)NoNoYes (score 0–4)
Tests needed to perform definitionRadiographsRadiographsRadiographsClinical history/physical examination/radiographs/labClinical history/radiographsRadiographs
Easy to perform (for MD level)YesYesYesYesYesYes