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Table. 3.

Distribution of Osteoarthritis according to general characteristics Unit: N (%)

Characteristics Osteoarthritis χ2 (P*)
No Yes
Gender
Male 1,474 (52.6) 119 (22.3) 120.642 (< 0.001)
Female 1,536 (47.4) 472 (77.1)
Total 3,010 (100.0) 591 (100.0)
Age (yrs)
40~49 812 (33.5) 14 (3.3) 94.668 (< 0.001)
50~59 851 (33.0) 69 (15.6)
60~69 745 (19.1) 203 (32.6)
70~79 458 (11.1) 226 (36.7)
≥ 80 144 (3.2) 79 (11.7)
Total 3,010 (100.0) 591 (100.0)
Income
Low 708 (23.0) 158 (27.2) 0.961 (0.410)
Middle - low 755 (25.0) 162 (26.0)
Middle - high 767 (26.6) 149 (24.5)
High 769 (25.4) 120 (22.3)
Total 2,999 (100.0) 589 (100.0)
Education
≤ Elementary school 575 (14.1) 298 (46.8) 98.803 (< 0.001)
Middle school 365 (10.3) 104 (18.1)
High school 1,031 (36.6) 116 (22.1)
≥ College school 1,029 (39.0) 64 (12.9)
Total 2,999 (100.0) 582 (100.0)
Occupation
Mangers & experts 403 (15.8) 19 (4.1) 35.213 (< 0.001)
Office worker 275 (10.6) 10 (2.0)
Service worker 399 (14.0) 47 (7.0)
Agriculture & fishery 141 (3.4) 32 (5.2)
Technicians 303 (12.5) 27 (5.9)
Simple labor workers 299 (9.2) 88 (14.5)
Unemployed (house wife, student, etc) 1,141 (34.5) 359 (61.2)
Total 2,998 (100.0) 582 (100.0)
Alcohol consumption
No 367 (9.6) 162 (25.6) 110.241 (< 0.001)
Yes 2,641 (90.4) 429 (74.4)
Total 3,008 (100.0) 591 (100.0)
Smoking
No 811 (59.5) 82 (66.1) 1.818 (0.180)
Yes 515 (40.5) 38 (33.9)
Total 1,326 (100.0) 120 (100.0)

*by complex samples chi-square test

Biomed Sci Letters 2022;28:178-85 https://doi.org/10.15616/BSL.2022.28.3.178
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