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Table 1 Characteristics of patient participants*

From: Reducing gender disparities in post-total knee arthroplasty expectations through a decision aid

  Women (N = 70) Men (N = 41)
Age (years) Mean (Standard deviation) 72 (8.2) 70 (9.6)
Marital status   
 Married 24 (34) 16 (39)
 Divorced 18 (26) 11 (27)
 Widowed 12 (17) 5 (12)
 Other 16 (23) 9 (22)
Education level   
 Completed college 25 (36) 14 (34)
 Completed graduate school 21 (30) 13 (32)
SF-36, Physical function Mean (Standard error) 38 (25.1) 39 (17.9)
WOMAC, Physical function Mean (Standard error) 22 (15.9) 24 (17.3)
WOMAC, Pain Mean (Standard error) 25 (17.6) 24 (19.2)
  1. *Values represent N (%), except where otherwise noted.
  2. There were no significant differences in characteristics by gender.