Table 1

Demographics of surgical and non-surgical osteoarthritis participants

VariableNon-surgical (nā€Š=ā€Š115)Surgical (nā€Š=ā€Š399)p Value
Age (years) (mean (SD))65.0 (8.80)68.5 (9.80)0.001
% Female67.0%53.4%0.032
Duration of disease (years) (mean (SD))15.3 (12.1)15.2 (11.8)NS
% On pension45.2%56.4%0.034
% employed29.6%16.8%0.002
% HSC or higher46.8%60.9%0.008
% Comorbidities67.8%63.4%NS
% On non-prescription medications49.6%46.4%NS