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Table 3 Frequencies of patients and scoring weights from the nine domains of Olerud-Molander Ankle Score (OMAS) 6 and 12 months after surgically treated ankle fracture

From: Outcome and quality of life after surgically treated ankle fractures in patients 65 years or older

Items OMAS 6-month n = 50 OMAS 12-month n = 46 Scoring weights
Pain    
   - None 15 19 25
   - While walking on uneven surface 26 21 20
   - While walking on even surface outdoors 2 2 10
   - While walking indoors 2 3 5
   - Constant and severe 5 1 0
Stiffness    
   - None 21 23 10
   - Stiffness 29 23 0
Swelling    
   - None 12 18 10
   - Only evenings 30 23 5
   - Constant 8 5 0
Stair-climbing    
   - No problems 13 16 10
   - Impaired 33 27 5
   - Impossible 4 3 0
Running    
   - Possible 12 13 5
   - Impossible 38 33 0
Jumping    
   - Possible 12 11 5
   - Impossible 38 34 0
Squatting    
   - No problems 20 18 5
   - Impossible 30 28 0
Support    
   - None 28 31 10
   - Taping, wrapping 7 4 5
   - Stick or crutch 7 4 0
   - Walking frame 7 7 0
   - Wheel-chair 1   0
Activities of daily life    
   - Same as before injury 21 18 20
   - Loss of tempo 12 14 15
   - Change to simpler activity 14 12 10
   - Severely impaired activity 3 2 0