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Table 5 Estimated economic benefits of THR and TKA: male patient age 60 to 64

From: Modeling the indirect economic implications of musculoskeletal disorders and treatment

Source of treatment impact on physical function Percentage point increase in employment probability Change in annual household income Change in missed work days Change in probability of receiving supplemental security income payments
Total knee replacement     
Quintana et al.[21] 20.6% $4,600 −6.4 −17.2%
Jones et al.[19] 20.1% $4,300 −5.9 −16.6%
Jones et al.[18] 21.1% $4,700 −6.1 −16.8%
Total hip replacement     
Quintana et al.[21] 28.4% $6,200 −21.8 −24.2%
Jones et al.[18] 26.9% $5,400 −19.7 −23.1%