Table 1.1Prevalence of radiographic and symptomatic osteoarthritis in older adults

Radiographic osteoarthritis (%)Symptomatic osteoarthritis (%)
Knee (Peat et al. 2001)2513
Hip (Croft;* Lau et al. 1996)115
Hand (Wilder et al. 2006)413

The 5% symptomatic OA prevalence: personal communication 2007.

From: 1, Introduction

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Osteoarthritis: National Clinical Guideline for Care and Management in Adults.
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