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Table 2 Domain ratings between patients and surgeons

From: Patients and surgeons provide endorsement of core domains for total joint replacement clinical trials

  Overall (N = 1316) Patients (n = 1295) Surgeons (n = 21) p Value
Core domains
 Joint pain 9 (8–9) 9 (8–9) 9 (7–9) 0.75
Function or functional ability 9 (8–9) 9 (8–9) 8 (7–9) 0.01
Patient satisfaction 9 (8–9) 9 (8–9) 8 (8–9) 0.02
 Revision surgery 8 (5–9) 8 (5–9) 8 (7–8) 0.41
 Adverse events 8 (7–9) 8 (7–9) 7 (6–9) 0.23
 Death 9 (6–9) 9 (6–9) 9 (7–9) 0.47
Additional domains for consideration Overall (N = 1316) Patients (n = 1295) Surgeons (n = 21) p Value
Cost 7 (5–8) 7 (5–8) 6 (5–6) 0.01
 Patient participation in work and social activities 8 (6–9) 8 (6–9) 8 (6–8) 0.26
  1. Each domain was rated on a 1–9 scale, with 1–3 indicating limited or no importance for patients, 4–6 being important but not critical, and 7–9 being critical
  2. Bold text signifies results that were statistically significant