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Table 3 Situations in which joint awareness occurs

From: What makes patients aware of their artificial knee joint?

Category No. patients %patients No. comments
Daily tasks and activities (total) 27 67.5 95
 Climbing stairs 10 25.0 23
  Descending stairs 8 20.0 16
  Ascending stairs 1 2.5 2
 Going up or downhill 9 22.5 21
  Going downhill 8 20.0 14
  Going uphill 3 7.5 4
 Walking 5 12.5 8
 Any activity 5 12.5 6
 Cleaning 2 5.0 4
 Driving a car 2 5.0 4
 Sleeping 2 5.0 3
 House work 2 5.0 4
 Gardening 1 2.5 2
 Standing on a ladder 1 2.5 1
 Lying 1 2.5 1
 After getting up in the morning 1 2.5 1
 Exercise or sports 7 17.5 16
  Cycling or using an ergometer 3 7.5 6
  Skiing 1 2.5 1
  Running or Jogging 1 2.5 1
  Squats 1 2.5 2
Specific movements (total) 24 60.0 56
 Kneeling 12 30.0 20
 Starting up 10 25.0 12
 Extension or Flexion of the Knee 8 20.0 13
 Bending over 3 7.5 4
 Sitting 2 5.0 3
 Standing up 1 2.5 1
 Lifting the leg 1 2.5 1
 Climbing on something 1 2.5 1
Meteoropathy 7 17.5 14