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Table 3 Status of hip and other joint disease, and type of prosthesis used

From: Variations in the pre-operative status of patients coming to primary hip replacement for osteoarthritis in European orthopaedic centres

  Patients in analysis (1327) Excluding missing values
Years of reported pain in the hip to be replaced:   
   < 1 141 (10.6%) 141 (10.7%)
   1–2 374 (28.2%) 374 (28.5%)
   3–5 403 (30.4%) 403 (30.7%)
   6–8 147 (11.1%) 147 (11.2%)
   9–12 95 (7.2%) 95 (7.2%)
   13–15 49 (3.7%) 49 (3.7%)
   > 15 105 (7.9%) 105 (8.0%)
   Missing 13 (1.0%)  
Arthritis in other joints:   
   One hip only 416 (31.4%) 416 (32.4%)
   Both hips only 167 (12.6%) 167 (13.0%)
   Hips(s) & other peripheral joints 701 (52.8%) 701 (54.6%)
   Missing 43 (3.2%)  
Hip joint being replaced:   
   Right 724 (54.6%) 724 (54.6%)
   Left 603 (45.4%) 603 (45.4%)
Type of prosthesis used:   
   Hybrid 246 (18.5%) 246 (19.2%)
   Cemented 542 (40.8%) 542 (42.3%)
   Uncemented 493 (37.2%) 493 (38.5%)
   Missing 46 (3.5%)  
Surgery on other joints in the past:   
   Yes 595 (44.8%) 595 (45.4%)
   No 716 (54.0%) 716 (54.6%)
   Missing 16 (1.2%)