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Table 2 The percentage of patients improving, not changing, or deteriorating for KOOS subscales over time

From: Similar group mean scores, but large individual variations, in patient-relevant outcomes over 2 years in meniscectomized subjects with and without radiographic knee osteoarthritis

    non-ROA    ROA  
KOOS subscales cut-off   n = 80    n = 53  
   + no change -- + no change --
    %    %  
pain 10 13 76 11 21 66 13
  20 6 88 6 8 87 6
symptoms 10 16 69 15 26 55 19
  20 6 86 8 13 77 9
ADL 10 9 79 13 19 64 17
  20 5 86 9 15 79 6
sports/rec 10 19 60 21 28 42 30
  20 11 76 13 21 64 15
QOL 10 20 56 24 26 57 17
20 5 88 8 15 75 9  
  1. The percentage of patients, with and without radiographic osteoarthritis (ROA), improving, not changing, or deteriorating for KOOS subscales over the 2 year study period. For definition of ROA see methods. Two cut-offs for change (≥ 10 and ≥ 20 points) are presented.