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Table 1 Patients‘Characteristics

From: Determinants of patient satisfaction following reconstructive shoulder surgery

Variable Data
Number of patients analysed in total 505
Mean age of the patient collective 61.4 years (range 17–90 years)
Mean time period between surgery and satisfaction measurement 23.6 months
Gender Male = 271, Female = 234
Family Status Married = 328, Single = 169
Number of patients retired 194 (38.4%)
Number of patients with a traumatic origin of injury 340 (67.3%)
Mean BMI of the patient collective 26.9 (range 15.7–48.0)
Number of patients smoking 89 (17.6%)
Affected side Right = 339, Left = 166
Number of patients with the dominant shoulder involved 358 (70.9%)
Mean preoperative Constant Score 40.4 (range 2.0–100.0) points
Mean postoperative Constant Score 59.6 (range 3.0–100.0) points