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Table 1 Demographic and injury data at baseline data on all patients included (n = 124)

From: Measuring Outcome after Wrist Injury: Translation and Validation of the Swedish Version of the Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation (PRWE-Swe)

  Patients with chronic
wrist disability (n = 62)
Patients with an acute
wrist injury (n = 62)
Age at injury, yrs, mean; SD (range) 62; 13 (26-85) 59; 16 (15-88)
Female, n (%) 52 (84) 50 (81)
Type of employment     
Office work 21 32 15 23
Healthcare, physiotherapy or care of children 8 13 14 23
Retired 15 24 22 35
Other* 3 7 2 4
Missing 15 24 9 15
Type of injury     
Distal radius fracture 55 88 58 94
Distal radius and ulna fracture 1 2 2 3
Other injury hand/wrist** 6 10 2 3
Type of treatment     
Plaster cast 34 55 36 58
External fixation 13 21 17 27
Open reduction, internal fixation 5 8 6 10
Osteotomy 7 11 2 3
Other*** 3 5 1 2
  1. * air stewardess (n = 1), gym teacher (n = 1), bus driver (n = 1), manual labor (n = 2)
  2. **scaphoid fracture (n = 1), fracture collum radii (n = 1), DRF + phalange fracture (n = 2), metacarpal fracture (n = 2), distal radius fracture + EPL-rupture (n = 2)
  3. *** open reduction and pin fixation (n = 1,) EIP to EPL transfer (n = 2), external fixator and volar plate (n = 1)