Table 3

Numbers (percentages) of patients with global assessments 6 to 12 months after hip replacement according to postoperative treatment

Global assessmentsIbuprofen (n=424)Placebo (n=424)Odds ratio*(95% CI)
Hip status today: excellent/very good347 (82)332 (78)1.1 (0.9 to 1.5)
At least daily analgesics for hip pain112 (26)103 (24)1.1 (0.8 to 1.4)
No problems walking “out of the house”341 (80)342 (81)1.0 (0.7 to 1.4)
  • * Estimated constant per category changed, therefore not explicitly related to numbers (%) in 2nd and 3rd columns.