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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Local infiltration of analgesia and sciatic nerve block provide similar pain relief after total knee arthroplasty

Variables LIA group (n = 41) SNB group (n = 38) P value
Age (years) 74 (68–80) 76 (71–80.5) 0.356
Body mass index (kg · m−2) 25.0 ± 3.84 24.6 ± 3.46 0.475
Sex, F/M 30/11 29/9 0.750
ASA I/II/III 5/35/1 1/37/0 0.265
  1. Data are presented as absolute number or median (interquartile range) as appropriate for the variables and compared by Mann-Whitney U test. LIA = local infiltration of analgesia; SNB sciatic nerve block, ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists