Table 2

ORs and 95% CIs for B score quartiles among KLG 3 & 4 knees, compared with the lowest B score quartile, for all current and future clinical outcomes

OutcomeB- Score Quartile 2B-ScoreQuartile 3B-scoreQuartile 4
Pain moderate - current1.36 (0.95,1.94)1.76 (1.24,2.49)***2.4 (1.69,3.4)***
Pain severe - current1.43 (0.67,3.05)3.13 (1.59,6.16)**3.54 (1.8,6.93)***
Function loss moderate - current1.67 (1.12,2.51)*1.91 (1.28,2.86)**2.35 (1.58,3.49)***
Function loss severe - current1.22 (0.5,2.99)2.66 (1.21,5.84)*2.03 (0.89,4.63)
Pain moderate - future1.95 (1.33,2.86)***2.54 (1.74,3.69)***3.18 (2.18,4.62)***
Pain severe - future1.25 (0.49,3.21)3.28 (1.46,7.4)**3.62 (1.61,8.14)**
Function loss moderate - future1.61 (0.99,2.62)2.83 (1.79,4.48)***3.52 (2.23,5.55)***
Function loss severe - future1.23 (0.37,4.06)2.95 (1.05,8.29)*2.16 (0.73,6.41)
Total knee replacement1.21 (0.73,2.01)1.51 (0.93,2.47)2.58 (1.62,4.09)***
  • *P<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.