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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Efficacy of low-dose radiotherapy in painful gonarthritis: experiences from a retrospective East German bicenter study

Item N= %
Gender   
Male 316/1037 30.5
Female 721/1037 69.5
Age group   
≤ 60 years 319/1037 30.8
> 60 years 718/1037 69.2
Severity   
Minimal 119/651 18.3
Moderate 228/651 35.0
Severe 304/651 46.7
Duration of pain   
< 1 year 213/867 24.6
1 – 3 years 215/867 24.8
> 3 years 439/867 50.6
  1. Clinical data of 1037 patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee who underwent radiotherapy between 1981 and 2008.