Race, Knee Pain and Total Knee Replacements

Purpose

Do you have knee pain?

If you are 65 years or older, you may be eligible to participate in this study. 

This research explores what patients consider when they decide how they want to treat their knee pain. It examines the most influential factors when deciding to get a total knee replacement or not. Specifically, it examines if there are any racial differences within these decisions.

Participation in this research involves taking a 45-minute survey online.

Location

This is an online survey that can be taken at your convenience anywhere that you have access to an internet connection.

Are you eligible?

  • 65 years or older
  • Identify as Black/African American or White
  • Currently or has ever had knee pain

Contact the study team for the survey link

Age

65 and over

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

No

Can be done from home

Yes

Keywords

Knee pain, Anterior knee pain, Hip or knee replacement - before - what to ask your doctor

Principal Investigator

Kelly Muzyczka

Department

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

Kmcalder4@ufl.edu

(352) 317-0222


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