Table 2

Overall socio-demographic and disease-relevant characteristics at baseline
Female (%) 68.9
Hip (%) 41.4
Knee (%) 58.6
Inpatient (%) 74.0
Outpatient (%) 26.0
Education (%) Basic school (8–9 years) 34.6
Vocational training 48.0
College/high school/university 16.9
Partnership (%) lives alone 31.7
lives with partner 67.7
Comorbidities (%) none 0.3
1 8.0
2 21.6
3 27.9
4 and more 42.2
Sports (%) none 51.1
≤1 hours/week 15.7
1-2 hours/week 18.0
≥2 hours/week 14.3

Legend: All percentage data are from the “complete data at follow-up” groups.

Benz et al.

Benz et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:159   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-159

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