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Table 3 Odds ratio (OR) for generalized joint hypermobility (GJH) being a contributing factor for pain (arthralgia) reporting

From: Generalized joint hypermobility in childhood is a possible risk for the development of joint pain in adolescence: a cohort study

  Outcome a Univariate banalysis Multivariable analysis
  Arthralgia (n = 12) Non-arthralgia (n = 288) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Exposure     
 <GJH41 4 167 1.00 1.00
 ≥GJH41 8 121 2.76 (0.81–9.38) 2.16 (0.61–7.64)c
 <GJH52 6 210 1.00 1.00
 ≥GJH52 6 78 2.69 (0.84–8.60) 2.38 (0.66–8.60)d
 <GJH63 7 229 1.00 1.00
 ≥GJH63 5 59 2.77 (0.85–9.05) 2.36 (0.61–9.10)e
  1. 1< GJH4 versus ≥ GJH4 = 3 versus 4 or more positive Beighton tests out of a maximum of 9 Beighton tests 2< GJH5 versus ≥ GJH5 = 4 versus 5 or more positive Beighton tests out of a maximum of 9 Beighton tests 3< GJH6 versus ≥ GJH6 = 5 versus 6 or more positive Beighton tests out of a maximum of 9 Beighton tests.
  2. aOutcome (arthralgia) and exposure (GJH) measured at follow-up at 14 years old (cross-sectional). bUnivariate model. cMultivariable model adjusted to gender, sway. dMultivariable model adjusted to gender, previous lower limb injuries (yes/no), sway. eMultivariable model adjusted to gender, previous lower limb injuries (yes/no), vertical jump, sway.