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Table 1 Distribution characteristics for sociodemographic cofactors assessed in 132 patients, who underwent total knee arthroplasty (TKA) before implementation of a critical pathway on TKA, versus 128 patients, who underwent TKA after path implementation

From: Adverse events in total knee arthroplasty: Results of a physician independent survey in 260 patients

  Before pathway implementation
(n = 132)
After pathway implementation
(n = 128)
Age: median and range [years] 68 (43 - 88) years 70 (46 - 85) years
Females 64% 56%
living alone 32% 28%
under employment 8% 9%
graduate 20% 17%