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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 204)

From: Factors affecting the quality of life after total knee arthroplasties: a prospective study

Demographics
Age, years † 69.17 ± 6.69
Female, No. (%) 162 (79.4)
Absence of social support, No. (%) 36 (17.6)
Education: Elementary or less, No. (%) 130 (63.7)
Residence: Rural, No. (%) 86 (42.1)
Medical status
Osteoarthritis, No. (%) 196 (96)
Prior contralateral TKA, No. (%) 44 (21.5)
Charlson comorbidity scale ▫ 1.6 (1.5)
Body mass index ≥30, No. (%) †† 108 (52.9)
Waiting time (weeks) † 13.6 ± 10.9 median 12
Complications (in- hospital), No. (%)
Cerebral hemorrhage 1 (0.5)
Pulmonary embolism 1 (0.5)
Deep venous thrombosis 1 (0.5)
Urinary tract infection 3 (1.5)
Wound infection 1 (0.5)
Delirium 1 (0.5)
Mortality within 60 post-op days 2 (1)
  1. † Values are mean ± SD; ▫ Charlson comorbidity scale, 0–27 (higher scores indicate more comorbid illness).
  2. ††Weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared.