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Table 6 Psychological and social factors associated with the course of performance-based limitations in activities: results from the univariate analyses*

From: Vitality and the course of limitations in activities in osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

  Knee OA Hip OA
  (N = 174) (N = 123)
Timed walking test t0 0.469‡ 0.520‡
Social support -0.022 -20
PCI pain transformation -0.068 0.072
PCI reduction demands -0.004 -0.023
PCI distraction 0.033 0.036
PCI retreating 0.223 ‡ 0.147
PCI resting 0.137 0.026
PCI worrying 0.098 -0.001
SF36; vitality -0.279 ‡ -0.108
SF 36 mental health -0.175 † -0.047
One person in household -0.051 -0.081
  1. *standardized β's are presented; † p < 0.05; ‡ p < 0.01; ∫ p < 0.1
  2. OA: osteoarthritis; N: number; PCI: pain coping inventory; SF36: MOS 36 item Short Form Health Survey.