Table 4

Mental and physical quality of life (0–100) of recently retired football and rugby players with ankle OA compared with players without ankle OA

FootballRugby
Total
(n=401)
With ankle OA
(n=37)
Without ankle OA
(n=364)
P valueTotal
(n=152)
With ankle OA
(n=7)
Without ankle OA
(n=145)
P value
PROMIS mental health (median; IQR; min–max)51; 46–56; 31–6851; 46–53; 31–6353; 46–56; 31–680.25152; 46–56; 28–6848; 48–53; 46–5653; 46–56; 28–680.567
PROMIS physical health* (median; IQR; min–max)51; 46–56; 27–6848; 42–54; 35–62*51; 48–58; 27–68*0.0151; 45–54; 30–6845; 37–48; 37–51*51; 37–56; 30–68*0.009
  • *Statistically significant difference.

  • max, maximum; min, minimum; OA, osteoarthritis; PROMIS, Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System.