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Table 1: Demographic profile of the study population

From: Interpreter proxy versus healthcare interpreter for administration of patient surveys following arthroplasty: a pilot study

 Total (n=85)Int Proxy First (n=44)HC Int First (n=41)
Sex, n (%)Male25 (29)13 (15)12 (14)
 Female60 (71)31 (36)29 (34)
Age, mean (SD)72 (7.7)72 (7.1)71 (8.5)
Patient years in Australia, mean (SD)30 (17)31 (16)28 (17)
Proxy years in Australia, mean (SD)31 (15)32 (15)30 (15)
Surgery Type, n (%)Knee66 (78)37 (44)29 (34)
 Hip19 (22)7 (8)12 (14)
  1. Int Proxy: Refers to family or carers of patients acting as interpreters
  2. HC Int: Certified healthcare interpreters
  3. SD standard deviation