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Table 1 Baseline demographic, anthropometric, and clinical characteristics of study participants

From: Design of an Underwater Treadmill System for rehabilitation of older obese adults: a pre-post study

Characteristics(n = 30)
Age (yrs), mean ± SD62.8 ± 6.9
Female gender, n (%)29 (96.7%)
BMI (kg/m2), mean ± SD28.9 ± 3.5
Onset of disease (yrs), median (range)2.0 (0.1, 30.0)
Affected side: both, n (%)26 (65.0%)
Using gait aids, n (%)4 (13.3%)
Using knee support, n (%)12 (40.0%)
Using pain medication, n (%)17 (56.7%)
Regular knee exercise, n (%)22 (73.3%)
Pain (NRS; 0–10), mean ± SD6.4 ± 1.3