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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents (N = 96)

From: The effect of care transition pathway implementation on patients undergoing joint replacement during the COVID-19 pandemic: a quasi-experimental study from a tertiary care hospital orthopedic department in Beijing, China

Characteristic Categories CG (N = 51) OG (N = 45) χ2 P value*
Gender Male 18 16 0.001a 0.979
Female 33 29
Age (years) < 60 21 17 0.115a 0.734
≥ 60 30 28
Highest education level attained Junior high school education or below 37 33 0.162b 1.000
Technical secondary school/high school 11 9
College or above 3 3
  1. CG, control group; OG, observation group; TKA, total knee arthroplasty; UKA, unicompartmental knee arthroplasty; THA, total hip arthroplasty
  2. aPearson chi-square
  3. bFisher’s exact test
  4. *P values were calculated using the χ2 method