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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients between the pain group and the no-pain group

From: Malalignment and distal contact of short tapered stems could be associated with postoperative thigh pain in primary total hip arthroplasty

Characteristic Thigh pain group No thigh pain group p value
Patients (number) 64 166  
Primary hips (number) 68 184  
Average age (years) 59.7 (29~84) 61.2 (23~84) .345
Gender    .519
 Male 18 (28.1%) 54 (32.5%)  
 Female 46 (71.9%) 112 (67.5%)  
Preoperative diagnosis    .802
 Osteoarthritis 23 (33.8%) 59 (32.1%)  
 Acute fracture 16 (23.5%) 38 (20.7%)  
 Developmental dysplasia 10 (14.7%) 32 (17.4%)  
 Aseptic necrosis 9 (13.2%) 24 (13.0%)  
 Avascular necrosis 8 (11.8%) 17 (9.2%)  
 Drug-induced necrosis 2 (2.9%) 9 (4.9%)  
 Post-traumatic arthritis 0 5 (2.7%)  
Implant fit    .010
 Type I 62 (91.2%) 141 (76.6%)  
 Type II 6 (8.8%) 43 (23.4%)