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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants based on subgrouping at baseline

From: Characteristics of young and lower functioning patients following total knee arthroplasty: a retrospective study

Variable/Subgroups YLF YHF OLF OHF
Postop WOMAC (n = 58) (n = 48) (n = 52) (n = 62)
 Age, y 56.7 (5.5) 57.8 (5.7) 72.3 (5.1) 73.0 (5.7)
 Sex, n (% male) 20 (34.5) 21 (43.8) 17 (32.7) 31 (50.0)
 Preop TUG score 11.3 (3.0) 9.1 (2.8) 13.7 (6.8) 11.3 (5.3)
 Preop WOMAC score 0.62 (0.17) 0.50 (0.18) 0.53 (0.16) 0.47 (0.15)
Postop TUG (n = 40) (n = 54) (n = 59) (n = 45)
 Age, y 57.4 (6.2) 57.8 (5.7) 72.3 (5.1) 73.0 (5.7)
 Sex, n (% male) 8 (20.0) 30 (55.6) 21 (35.6) 25 (55.6)
 Preop TUG score 11.8 (3.7) 8.6 (2.2) 16.6 (10.0) 10.1 (4.9)
 Preop WOMAC score 0.59 (0.16) 0.48 (0.19) 0.54 (0.18) 0.46 (0.17)
  1. Note: Values represented as mean (SD), unless otherwise stated. YLF Young and low functioning, YHG Young and high functioning, OLF Old and low functioning, OHF Old and high functioning, TUG Timed up and go, WOMAC Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index, Postop postoperative, Preop preoperative