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Table 3 WOMAC-scores

From: Comparison of patients in three different rehabilitation settings after knee or hip arthroplasty: a natural observational, prospective study

   Ambulatory treatment Cure Inpatient rehabilitation p at T2
  n T0 T2 ES T0 T2 ES T0 T2 ES ∆AT vs. ∆Cure ∆AT vs. ∆IR ∆Cure vs. ∆IR
Global 186 40.9 (19.5) 11.5 (9.5) −29.4 (20.0) 1.51 48.9 (19.4) 12.7 (10.7) −36.2 (19.3) 1.87 46.0 (21.2) 18.0 (16.0) −28.0 (20.3) 1.32 0.037* 0.937 0.052
Pain 198 40.1 (21.2) 9.4 (9.6) −30.7 (21.4) 1.45 47.9 (22.7) 8.9 (7.9) −39.0 (23.0) 1.72 44.5 (20.3) 13.6 (16.7) −30.9 (22.4) 1.53 0.036* 0.448 0.101
Stiffness 197 40.9 (28.1) 14.1 (16.4) −26.7 (28.5) 0.95 47.7 (25.6) 13.0 (11.2) −34.6 (26.4) 1.35 47.1 (27.8) 17.7 (21.0) −29.4 (31.0) 1.06 0.149 0.496 0.605
Function 189 41.5 (20.8) 12.0 (10.6) −29.5 (21.1) 1.41 49.4 (20.1) 13.7 (12.4) −35.7 (20.1) 1.78 46.4 (22.9) 19.2 (17.4) −27.2 (22.2) 1.19 0.067 0.838 0.059
  1. All values are arithmetic mean (standard deviation). WOMAC Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Index ranging from 0 = no symptoms/no limitation to 100 = maximal symptoms/maximal limitation, n number of complete data sets, T0 admission to hospital, AT ambulatory treatment, IR inpatient rehabilitation, T2 6 months follow-up, difference (T2-T0), ES effect size, * statistical significance with p < 0.050
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