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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Exercise in children with joint hypermobility syndrome and knee pain: a randomised controlled trial comparing exercise into hypermobile versus neutral knee extension

Characteristicsa Hypermobile training group (n=12) Neutral training group (n=14) Combined (n=29)†
Age, years 13.48 (3.05) 11.02 (2.51)* 12.04 (2.93)
Gender: female, n (%) 10 (83.3%) 8 (57.1%) 19 (65.5%)
BMI centile 51.25 (26.74) 65.67 (33.11) 61.36 (30.17)
Patient new to service: yes, n (%) 11 (91.6%) 10 (71.4%) 24 (82.8%)
Beighton Score (/9) 7.7 (1.0) 6.9 (1.1) 7.14 (1.16)
  1. a Categorical variables: number of participants (%), Continuous variables: mean (S.D).
  2. † Includes drop-outs.
  3. * p<0.05 indicating statistically significant difference between the neutral and training groups.