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Table 1 Patient Characteristics and Pain Scores

From: Reliability of maximal isometric knee strength testing with modified hand-held dynamometry in patients awaiting total knee arthroplasty: useful in research and individual patient settings? A reliability study

  All patients (n = 32)   Subgroup (n = 13)   
  Frequency (%) Mean (SD) Frequency (%) Mean (SD)  
Gender      
   Female 26 (81.3)   11 (84.6)   
   Male 6 (18.8)   2 (15.4)   
Knee to be operated      
   Right 13 (40.6)   5 (38.5)   
   Left 18 (56.3)   7 (53.8)   
   Both 1 (3.1)   1 (7.7)   
Age (years)   68.38 (9.66)   67.54 (10.20)  
Height (centimetres)   163.94 (18.03)   167.23 (11.13)  
Weight (kilograms)   81.27 (13.25)   81.91 (14.15)  
BMI   29.13 (4.15)   29.30 (4.51)  
Pain (VAS 0-10)     Day 1 Day 2
A Affected knee   2.6 (2.4)   2.89 (2.92) 2.96 (2.73)
  Unaffected knee   1.5 (1.9)   1.49 (2.00) 1.23 (1.58)
B Affected knee   1.8 (2.3)   1.63 (2.12) 2.12 (2.71)
  Unaffected knee   0.6 (1.1)   0.49 (1.03) 0.53 (1.27)
  1. SD: standard deviation, BMI: Body Mass Index, VAS: Visual Analogue Scale, A: examiner A, B: examiner B