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Table 1 Participants’ Descriptive Details (n = 45)

From: The importance of informational, clinical and personal support in patient experience with total knee replacement: a qualitative investigation

   Count
Age, average 65 years  
Sex Female 30
Male 15
Marital status Married or common-law 34
Widowed 3
Single, divorced or separated 8
Household income < $40,000 12
$40,000 to < $60,000 10
$60,000 to < $80,000 10
$80,000 or more 10
Missing 3
Education High school or less 19
College/technical school 12
Undergraduate degree 3
Graduate degree 8
Other 2
Missing 1
Ethnicity North American 33
European 8
South Asian 2
Central/South American 1
Other 1
Received TKA surgery on first or second knee First knee 32
Second knee 12
Missing 1
Time between knee symptoms and first time seeing surgeon <6 months 9
≥6 to < 12 months 9
≥12 months 25
Do not remember 2
Satisfaction with TKA surgery results, self-evaluated 6 months post-surgerya Very satisfied 8
Satisfied 10
Neutral 15
Dissatisfied 9
Very dissatisfied 2
Missing 1
Willing to have TKA surgery again, self-evaluated 6 months post-surgery Yes 25
Uncertain 12
No 8
  1. aThe 5-point satisfaction scale can also be reduced to a 2-point satisfaction scale where satisfied is composed of those who answered “very satisfied” or “satisfied” on the 5-point scale and dissatisfied is composed of those who answered “neutral,” “dissatisfied” or “very dissatisfied” on the 5-point scale