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Table 1 Preoperative demographics

From: Perioperative multiple low-dose Dexamethasones improves postoperative clinical outcomes after Total knee arthroplasty

Variables Group A (n = 50) Group B (n = 50) Group C (n = 50) P Value
Age (y)* 67.40 ± 3.34 66.90 ± 4.62 66.38 ± 3.38 0.414
Gender (M/F) 32/18 33/17 30/20 0.818
Weight (kg)* 65.52 ± 4.99 65.22 ± 4.81 66.38 ± 3.84 0.423
Hight (cm)* 159.38 ± 6.76 158.06 ± 5.81 157.92 ± 6.86 0.465
BMI (kg/m2)* 25.85 ± 2.08 26.14 ± 1.98 26.70 ± 2.08 0.109
ASA* 1.98 ± 0.65 1.94 ± 0.65 2.02 ± 0.62 0.824
Preop.Hb (g/L)* 13.42 ± 0.55 13.45 ± 0.53 13.39 ± 0.56 0.858
Preop.Hct (L/L)* 39.84 ± 1.26 39.87 ± 1.17 39.74 ± 1.25 0.867
Preop.CRP (mg/L)* 3.23 ± 0.96 3.29 ± 0.76 3.25 ± 0.93 0.950
Preop.IL-6 (pg/mL)* 4.05 ± 1.10 4.15 ± 1.15 4.11 ± 0.47 0.859
Preop. ROM* 94.54 ± 3.40 93.90 ± 3.42 93.89 ± 4.15 0.594
Preop. VAS* 5.16 ± 0.68 5.32 ± 0.82 5.22 ± 0.68 0.542
Duration of surgery (min)* 66.84 ± 3.30 67.92 ± 3.30 68.02 ± 2.83 0.120
  1. Abbreviations: y years, M male, F female, R right, L left, BMI body mass index, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, Preop preoperative, Hb hemoglobin, Hct hematocrit, CRP C-reactive protein, IL-6 interleukin 6, ROM range of motion, VAS visual analogue scale
  2. P value indicates a significant difference among the groups
  3. *was analyzed by the one-way ANOVA;
  4. ‡ was analyzed by the Pearson chi-square test or the Fisher exact test