American Family Children's Hospital

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 March 2015.
  • Patients: 330

Knee Function


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

Pre-surgery 53.8
One year post-surgery 76.6



Health-related Quality of Life


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

Pre-surgery 38 42 42 73 49 73 75 68
Post-surgery 70 73 71 73 59 78 84 74



  • 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 3.8 6.3 13.3 30 44.5