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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: The feasibility of implementing the ICHOM Standard Set for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis: a mixed-methods evaluation in public and private hospital settings

Characteristic (n = 43)  
Median age, years (IQR) 69 (66–73)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 22 (51)
 Female 21 (49)
Highest level of education, n (%)
 Primary or secondary school 32 (76)
 Tertiary 9 (21)
Body Mass Index category, n (%)
 Underweight / normal weight 5 (13)
 Overweight 17 (43)
 Obese 18 (45)
Living arrangement, n (%)
 Lives with partner/family/friends 31 (74)
 Lives alone 10 (24)
 Other 1 (2)
Work status, n (%)
 Unable to work due to a condition other than osteoarthritis 3 (7)
 Unable to work due to osteoarthritis 7 (17)
 Not working by choice or seeking employment 26 (62)
 Working (either part-time or full-time) 6 (14)
Current smoker, n (%) 5 (12)
Doctor-diagnosed co-morbid conditions, n (%a)
 High blood pressure 27 (63)
 Arthritis in the back or other spine condition 25 (58)
 Diabetes 10 (23)
 Heart disease 9 (21)
 Lung disease 9 (21)
 Depression 9 (21)
 Rheumatoid arthritis or other arthritis (in addition to OA) 9 (21)
 Leg pain when walking due to poor circulation 7 (16)
 Cancer within the last 5 years 5 (12)
 Problems caused by a stroke 2 (5)
  1. Numbers may not total 43 due to missing responses to individual items
  2. aTotal exceeds 100% as some participants reported more than 1 co-morbid condition