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Table 4 Overall patient satisfaction and satisfaction with pain relief, return to work and recreational activities 1 year after TKA according to sex

From: Sex does not clinically influence the functional outcome of total knee arthroplasty but females have a lower rate of satisfaction with pain relief

SatisfactionSex (n, % of group)OR95% CIP-value
MaleFemale
Overall
 Satisfied1429 (90.7)1701 (88.7)0.810.65 to 1.000.054
 Dissatisfied146 (9.3)216 (11.3)
Pain
 Satisfied1448 (91.8)1704 (88.9)0.720.57 to 0.910.005
 Dissatisfied130 (8.2)212 (11.1)
Work
 Satisfied1386 (87.9)1622 (84.4)0.740.61 to 0.900.003
 Dissatisfied190 (12.1)300 (15.6)
Recreation
 Satisfied1300 (82.1)1518 (78.8)0.810.69 to 0.960.02
 Dissatisfied284 (17.9)408 (21.2)