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Table 4 Univariate logistic regression analysis for the association of patients’ expectations on satisfaction at 12 months (n = 892)

From: A prospective study of the association of patient expectations with changes in health-related quality of life outcomes, following total joint replacement

Expectations Satisfaction (univariate)
  Odds ratio (95% CI) p value
Pain relief   
Low Ref.
High 2.31 (1.34 – 4) 0.003
Very high 2.29 (1.37 – 3.80) 0.001
Daily activities   
Low Ref.
High 1.73 (1.13 – 2.65) 0.012
Very high 2.21 (1.38 – 3.54) 0.001
Ability to walk   
Low Ref.
High 1.60 (0.92 – 2.80) 0.099
Very high 1.96 (1.13 – 3.41) 0.018
Interact with others   
Low Ref.
High 1.38 (0.91 – 2.11) 0.132
Very high 1.55 (1 – 2.40) 0.052
Psychological well-being   
Low Ref.
High 1.22 (0.77 – 1.91) 0.397
Very high 1.34 (0.84 – 1.24) 0.222
  1. Ref: reference group;
  2. CI: Confidence interval.