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Table 2 Factors associated with the VAS score on univariate analyses

From: Efficacy of platelet-rich plasma in arthroscopic repair for discoid lateral meniscus tears

Characteristic VAS for pain
Number of patients VAS for pain, P Value
Age, y
 Age ≤ 30 14 1.1 ± 1.1 0.169
 Age > 30 15 1.7 ± 0.9
Gender
 Male 11 1.2 ± 1.2 0.436
 Female 18 1.5 ± 0.9
Symptom duration, m
 Duration ≤3 10 1.4 ± 1.2 0.835
 Duration > 3 19 1.4 ± 1.0
Type of DLM
 Complete DLM 17 1.4 ± 1.1 0.993
 Incomplete DLM 12 1.4 ± 1.0
Repaired meniscal zone
 R-R 21 1.6 ± 1.1 0.079
 W-R 8 0.8 ± 0.7
Duration of follow-up, m
 Duration < 24 17 1.6 ± 1.0 0.158
 Duration ≥24 12 1.0 ± 1.0