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Table 3 Weeks until effect was reached and general effect 6 months postoperatively

From: The impact of preoperative patient characteristics on health states after total hip replacement and related satisfaction thresholds: a cohort study

Weeks until effect was reached Daily routine Pain Mobility
Weeks mean 9.6 5.1 8.1
Weeks SD 5.4 4.9 5.2
Not yet better 6.0% 4.9% 5.6%
Effect 6 month postoperatively Frequency % Frequency % Frequency %
Much worse 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.1
Worse 7 2.6 3 1.1 5 1.8
Similar 21 7.7 7 2.6 18 6.6
Better 90 32.8 50 18.3 98 35.8
Much better 156 56.9 213 78.0 150 54.7