Table 3

Impact of BMI on OA related quality of life

BMI


=<24.9

P*

25–29.9

p*

>= 30


AIMS2-SF scales

Mean

SD

SD

Mean

Mean

SD


Lower body

2.46

1.97

0.409

2.59

2.014

<0.001

3.31

1.89

Upper body

1.47

2.35

0.637

1.56

2.43

0.553

1.46

2.02

Symptom

4.55

2.25

0.158

4.80

2.15

0.029

5.31

2.17

Affect

2.66

1.31

0.073

2.85

1.27

<0.001

3.22

1.42

Social

4.49

1.83

0.173

4.68

1.80

0.173

4.87

1.86

PHQ-9 sum score

14.32

4.59

0.165

14.85

4.44

0.002

16.67

4.93


* by means of ANCOVA, adjusted for age, disease duration, Kellgren and Lawrence-score and number of comorbidities for comparing normal vs. overweight and overweight vs. obese

Rosemann et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2008 5:4   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-5-4

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