Table 4 Change in cartilage thickness over the entire subchondral bone area (ThCtAB) over 1 year for participants with normal weight (body mass index (BMI) <25), for overweight participants (BMI ⩾25), for obese participants (BMI ⩾30) and for participants with obesity grade 2 and 3 (BMI ⩾35)
BMI <25 (n = 18)BMI 25–30 (n = 59)BMI 30–35 (n = 58)BMI ⩾35 (n = 21)
MC%SRMp ValueMC%SRMp ValueMC%SRMp ValueMC%SRMp Value
MT−0.46−0.140.56−0.22−0.080.53−1.00−0.270.04*−0.08−0.030.90
cMF0.100.030.89−1.38−0.240.07−3.28−0.420.002*−1.56−0.300.18
MFTC−0.17−0.060.80−0.81−0.250.06−2.14−0.430.001*−0.84−0.250.26
LT−0.43−0.210.39−0.38−0.110.39−0.97−0.410.003*−0.96−0.290.21
cLF−0.02−0.010.980.170.050.71−0.09−0.020.870.480.090.68
LFTC−0.23−0.100.67−0.12−0.040.75−0.53−0.210.13−0.25−0.090.68
  • *p Values <0.05 for paired t test between baseline and 1 year, without correcting for multiple testing, showing that the rate of loss was significantly different from zero. For abbreviations see the footnotes of table 1.