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Table 2 HOOS/KOOS Scores

From: Patients’ perspectives of outcomes after total knee and total hip arthroplasty: a nominal group study

HOOS/KOOS ScoresOverall scoreNominal Groups #1–8
None/Mild N (%)Moderate/Severe/Extreme N (%)
HOOS (mean ± SD)92.6 ± 12.3 (n = 23)n = 24n = 24
 Pain: on stairs 23 (94.1)1 (4.2)
 Pain: walking on uneven surface 22 (91.7)2 (8.3)
 Function: Rising from sitting 22 (91.7)1 (4.2)
 Bending to the floor/pick up an object 23 (94.1)
 Lying in bed 23 (94.1)
 Sitting 22 (91.7)1 (4.2)
KOOS (mean ± SD)84.2 ± 16.8 (n = 19)n = 24n = 24
 Stiffness 18 (75)6 (25)
 Pain: Twisting/pivoting 19 (79.2)3 (12.5)
 Pain: straightening knee fully 21 (87.5)2 (8.3)
 Pain: going up or down stairs 19 (79.2)5 (20.8)
 Function-Standing up 18 (75)4 (16.7)
 Rising from sitting 18 (75)4 (16.7)
 Bending to floor/picking up an object 17 (70.8)4 (16.7)
  1. Scores 1–100, higher is better
  2. HOOS Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score, KOOS Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score