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Table 6 Level of patient satisfaction following TKA/THA at 3, 6, and 12 months postoperatively

From: Patient-reported quality of life after primary major joint arthroplasty: a prospective comparison of hip and knee arthroplasty

  TKA
Level of Satisfaction (%) Over all Pain relief Function restore
  3 m 6 m 12 m 3 m 6 m 12 m 3 m 6 m 12 m
 1. Very satisfied/mostly satisfied 52.7 82.4 88 64.1 80.8 83.7 70.7 89 89.1
 2. Somewhat satisfied 31.9 9.9 6.5 30.8 14 11.4 27.3 8.9 7.6
 3. Dissatisfied 15.4 7.7 5.5 5.1 5.2 4.9 2.0 2.1 3.3
  THA
Level of Satisfaction (%) Over all Pain relief Function restore
  3 m 6 m 12 m 3 m 6 m 12 m 3 m 6 m 12 m
 1. Very satisfied/mostly satisfied 78.9 91.6 87.5 77.8 81.7 96 60.3 87.7 86.7
 2. Somewhat satisfied 20.1 6.9 10.1 17.8 14.3 3.5 38.2 10.3 9.8
 3. Dissatisfied 1.0 1.5 2.4 4.4 4.0 0.5 1.5 2.0 3.4