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Table 3 The types of study themes and treatment settings in which PROMs were used

From: Implementing patient-reported outcomes in clinical decision-making within knee and hip osteoarthritis: an explorative review

Study type Surgical: n (%) Non-surgical: n (%) Both surgical and non-surgical: n (%) Unspecified treatment: n (%) Total: n (%)
Validation 23 (6.6) 8 (2.3) 1 (0.3) 23 (6.6) 55 (15.8)
Clinical effect 148 (42.4) 35 (10.0) 17 (4.9) 8 (2.3) 208 (59.6)
Prediction model 46 (13.2) 5 (1.4) 2 (0.6) 4 (1.1) 57 (16.3)
PRO as an active part of the treatment 1 (0.3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.3) 2 (0.6)
Other studies 12 (3.4) 5 (1.4) 0 (0) 10 (2.9) 27 (7.7)
Total 230 (65.9) 53 (15.2) 20 (5.7) 46 (13.2) 349 (100)