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Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: All Hip Surgeries

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent hip surgery at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between January 2007 and September 2013.
  • Patients: 312
  • Gender: 66 percent females, 34 percent males

Knee Function


As measured by the 2000 IKDC. A score of 100 is optimal.

Pre-surgery 53.9
One year post-surgery 77.1



Health-related Quality of Life


As measured by SF-12 v 2.0 subscales. A score of 100 is optimal.  

Pre-surgery 37.8 41.2 41.6 75.5 48.7 68.2 74.8 63.7
Post-surgery 68.4 71.1 67.6 71.8 57.5 80.6 85.5 72.8



  • PF (Physical Function): The extent you are limited or able to perform daily living activities. 
  • RP (Role Physical): The extent you are limited when performing work or daily living activities. 
  • BP (Bodily Pain): The limitations placed upon you by pain you are experiencing. 
  • GH (General Health): An overall measure of your personal health
  • VT (Vitality): The amount of energy you have during your daily activities.
  • SF (Social Function): The level of interference with social activities you experience due to physical or emotional problems.
  • RE (Role Emotional): Problems you experience with work or daily activities as a result of emotional problems.
  • MH (Mental Health): The extent to which nervousness or happiness affect you all of the time.
Patient Response
UW Health Sports Medicine asked patients who underwent hip surgery the following question: How has the function of your hip changed since your surgery?
Here are their responses. 
  Much WorseModerately WorseSlightly WorseSlightly BetterModerately BetterMuch Better
Percentage 2.2 4 5.4 11.2 31.8 45.9