Demographics

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TABLE Patient characteristics of all patients with a registered primary finger arthroplasty in the Netherlands in 2019

  Plastic surgeon (n=158) Orthopaedic surgeon (n=72) Total¹ (n=235)
Mean age (years) (SD) 64.3 (11.4) 63.5 (9.0) 64.2 (10.7)
Age (years) (%)  
  <50 8 10 8
  50-59 17 27 20
  60-69 45 33 41
  70-79 25 29 27
  ≥80 5 1 4
Gender (%)
  Men 24 36 27
  Women 76 64 73
ASA score (%)
  I 22 8 18
  II 59 74 64
  III-IV 19 18 18
Type of hospital (%)
  General 75 93 80
  UMC 3 7 4
  Private 22 0 16
Diagnosis (%)
  Osteoarthritis 78 78 78
  Rheumatoid arthritis 11 16 12
  Post-traumatic 6 1 5
  Inflammatory arthritis 2 0 1
  Osteonecrosis 1 1 1
  Other 2 4 3
Mean Body Mass Index (kg/m²) (SD) 27.5 (5.5) 27.2 (4.3) 27.4 (5.1)