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Table 4 Heterogeneity in the importance of clinical outcomes by patient characteristics

From: A patient-centered composite endpoint weighting technique for orthopaedic trauma research

CharacteristicNDeathAbove knee amputationSevere painDeep SSIModerate painSuperficial SSI
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
Age       
 18–64320 −7.70 (0.17)**    
  > =6576 −7.75 (0.11)    
Race
 White263 −7.68 (0.14)***−5.92 (0.25)* −4.61 (0.23)**−3.18 (1.13)*
 Non-white133 −7.61 (0.17)− 5.86 (0.26) − 4.55 (0.22)−3.48 (1.21)
Education
 High school or less182−8.78 (0.78)**−7.63 (0.12)**−5.85 (0.25)*** −4.56 (0.23)*−3.51 (1.21)**
 Some college96−9.00 (0.61)−7.69 (0.14)−5.91 (0.26) −4.59 (0.21)−3.10 (1.16)
 Degree or higher115− 9.03 (0.61)−7.68 (0.14)−5.97 (0.26) −4.63 (0.22)−3.06 (1.02)
Income Level
 Less than $10,000114  −5.86 (0.27)*−5.70 (0.12)*−4.57 (0.21)**−3.41 (1.07)**
 $10,000 - $34,99994  −5.88 (0.25)−5.70 (0.11)−4.54 (0.21)−3.51 (1.37)
 $35,000 - $74,999111  −5.92 (0.24)−5.69 (0.12)−4.61 (0.22)−3.17 (1.08)
 $75,000 or more58  −5.98 (0.28)−5.65 (0.09)−4.67 (0.24)−2.87 (1.09)
 Health Insurance       
 Medicare/Medicaid/TRICARE205−8.83 (0.76)**  −5.70 (0.11)*  
 Private175−9.01 (0.61)  −5.68 (0.11)  
  1. Level of significance as determined by ANOVA test. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001
  2. SSI Surgical site infection