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Table 1 Demographic data for the PAI and control groups

From: Periarticular analgesic injection containing a corticosteroid after total hip arthroplasty may prevent deep venous thrombosis: a retrospective comparative cohort study

  Control group PAI group P value
Number of hips (patients) 113 (112) 87 (85)  
Sex (females), n (%) 95 (85) 77 (91) 0.4163
Age (years) 65.3 ± 8.8 65.9 ± 10.3 0.6784
BMI (kg/m2) 24.1 ± 3.2 24.2 ± 4.9 0.6117
Operation time (minutes) 47.8 ± 9.0 51.1 ± 19.9 0.4364
Intraoperative blood loss (g) 244.3 ± 90.0 248.6 ± 119.1 0.8815
Postoperative blood loss (g) 164.3 ± 133.1 149.0 ± 98.5 0.641
  1. Values are expressed as the mean ± standard deviation. PAI periarticular analgesic injection, BMI body mass index