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Table 1 Patients’ demographic data

From: Assessment for acute pain management in post-total knee replacement (TKR): a prospective cohort study in two Saudi Arabian medical centers

Demographics/clinical data All (N, %)
242
Age Mean 65.86
(SD) (8.67)
Gender Male 105
(N, %) (43.4 %)
Female 137
(N, %) (56.6 %)
BMI Mean 32.46
(SD) (5.51)
Lifestylea Restricted 121
(N, %) (50.0 %)
Normally active 121
(N, %) (50.0 %)
Highly active 0
(N, %) (0.0 %)
Type of surgery Unilateral TKR 133
(N, %) (55.0 %)
Bilateral TKR 109
(N, %) (45.0 %)
Pain score No pain (N, %) 0 (0.0 %)
Mild pain (N, %) 20 (8.3 %)
Moderate pain (N, %) 52 (21.5 %)
Sever pain (N, %) 170 (70.2 %)
Type of analgesia No analgesia (N, %) 0 (0.0 %)
Non-opioid (N, %) 6 (2.5 %)
Weak opioid (N, %) 46 (19.0 %)
Strong opioid (N, %) 190 (78.5 %)
  1. To test the difference between continuous variables, compare means ANOVA test was used. Chi-square was conducted to test discrete variables (frequencies)
  2. BMI body mass index, N number or frequency of patients, SD standard deviation, TKR total knee replacement
  3. aLifestyle: restricted means always sitting, normal means everyday life activity, and highly active means exercising on daily basis
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