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Table 5 Predictors for 6 month KOOS, HOOS combined pain and function in daily living score

From: Using routine referral data for patients with knee and hip pain to improve access to specialist care

 numberMean (standard deviation) combined KOOS and HOOSp-value
Age at baseline341 0.010*
Body mass index score219 0.001*
Body mass index categoriesHealthy weight4066.6 (29.4)0.002*
Overweight7061.5 (25.3)
Obese10952.0 (22.6)
Smoking dataNon-smoker13163.9 (24.7)0.011*
Smoker3455.8 (27.4)
Former smoker7553.3 (25.1)
Charlson comorbidity index193 < 0.001*
Charlson score category012863.9 (23.4)< 0.001*
15656.4 (23.5)
23453.4 (28.1)
3+1537.3 (24.7)
Medication historyNon-opioidNo21260.9 (24.7)0.019*
Yes2949.2 (27.3)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugsNo17161.3 (24.87)0.097
Yes7055.3 (25.7)
OpioidsNo17364.0 (23.5)< 0.001*
Yes6848.1 (26.0)
Neuropathic agentsNo21461.7 (24.4)0.001*
Yes2742.2 (24.9)
GenderMale14763.0 (24.9)0.098
Female16858.5 (24.9)
Welsh index of multiple deprivation341 0.093
Welsh index of multiple deprivation quintiles1 to 3829354.8 (25.9)0.066
383 to 7645462.9 (24.9)
765 to 11468265.0 (22.5)
1147 to 15282258.6 (26.0)
1529 to 19099062.5 (25.1)
Geographical areaVale of Glamorgan14959.1 (25.9)0.255
Cardiff19262.2 (24.2)
Joint typeHip5859.1 (25.5)0.571
Knee28361.2 (24.9)
  1. *variables significantly associated with combined HOOS/KOOS score at 10% level
  2. KOOS/HOOS Knee/hip osteoarthritis outcome score