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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the sample of subjects scheduled for TKA by WOMAC pain group

From: Association between activity limitations and pain in patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty

  WOMAC Pain Group p-value (trend)
Low Medium High Overall
(0–25) (26–40) (41–100)
n = 43 (21 %) n = 68 (34 %) n = 91 (45 %) n = 202
Age: mean (SD) 68 (7) 66 (8) 64 (7) 65 (8) 0.001
Female: no. (%) 16 (37 %) 38 (56 %) 61 (67 %) 115 (57 %) 0.001
BMI: mean (SD) 29 (5) 31 (6) 32 (6) 31 (6) 0.04
Race      0.06
 White 41 (95 %) 63 (93 %) 78 (86 %) 182 (90 %)  
 Non-White 2 (5 %) 5 (7 %) 13 (14 %) 20 (10 %)  
Education: no. (%)      0.04
 Graduated from college 34 (79 %) 48 (71 %) 56 (62 %) 138 (68 %)  
 Did not graduate from college 9 (21 %) 20 (29 %) 35 (38 %) 64 (32 %)  
Employment Status: no. (%)      0.34
 Employed full- or part-time 24 (57 %) 40 (60 %) 44 (50 %) 108 (55 %)  
 Not working 18 (43 %) 27 (40 %) 44 (50 %) 89 (45 %)