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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of all TKA patients and those in the intervention and control group

From: Preoperative exercise in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty: a pilot randomized controlled trial

  Intervention Group
(n = 10)
Control Group
(n = 10)
All patients
(n = 20)
p
Mean (SD) Min-Max Mean (SD) Min-Max Mean (SD) Min-Max  
Male 7 5 12 n/a
Female 3 5 8 n/a
Age (years) 66.6 (7.52) 53–80 68.1 (7.68) 55–81 67.35 (7.44) 53–81 0.664
Height (cm) 174.2 (11.17) 150–185 168.35 (6.59) 155–178 171.28 (9.42) 150.0–185.0 0.171
Weight (kg) 90.2 (19.378) 65–116 80.3 (14.21) 56–103 85.25 (17.29) 56–116 0.209
Deviation of the knee joint axis (°) 9.0 (3.95) 3–14.5 12.4 (4.24) 6–19 10.7 (4.35) 3–19 0.809
  1. Abbreviation: SD Standard deviation
  2. n = Sample size
  3. p = Independent t-test
  4. n/a = not applicable
  5. *significant p < 0.05