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Table 2 Demographic data for the study population

From: Synovial fluid IL-1β appears useful for the diagnosis of chronic periprosthetic joint infection

Characteristic Infected (N=37) Aseptic (N=56) P value
Gender 0.51
 Male 25(67.57%) 33(58.93%)
 Female 12(32.42%) 23(41.07%)
Age (years) 74.57±6.01 72.15±6.54 0.08
BMI (kg/m2) 22.99±4.12 23.22±4.66 0.81
Joint type 0.40
 Knee 20 25
 Hip 17 31
  1. Variables are expressed as mean ± SD or numbers (percentage)
  2. BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation