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Table 4 Correlation between the IPFP area and both patient and disease characteristics

From: Infrapatellar fat pad area on knee MRI: does it correlate with the extent of knee osteoarthritis?

Variables IPFP area
r P value
Patients’ characteristics
 Age − 0.401 < 0.001
 BMI − 0.161 0.018
X-ray
 Joint space narrowing − 0.587 < 0.001
 Osteophites − 0.668 < 0.001
 OA grade − 0.695 < 0.001
MRI
 BM lesions − 0.380 < 0.001
 Cartilage defect − 0.515 < 0.001
 SC fat thickness − 0.201 0.003
  1. r correlation co-efficient, OA osteoarthritis, BM bone marrow, SC subcutanous