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Table 1 Weighted univariable statistics (to reflect the US population) for demographic characteristics of workers with OA pain compared with workers without OA pain.

From: Evaluating the health and economic impact of osteoarthritis pain in the workforce: results from the National Health and Wellness Survey

Variable OA Pain (n = 2,173) Without OA pain (n = 37,599) P
  n Weighted percent (SE) n Weighted percent (SE)  
Age range      
   20-39 years 267 14.5 ± 0.8 16,123 47.7 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   40-64 years 1,453 71.8 ± 1.1 18,571 47.8 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   ≥ 65 years 453 13.7 ± 0.9 2,905 4.5 ± 0.1 < 0.0001
Gender      
   Male 954 41.8 ± 1.1 19,824 54.1 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   Female 1,219 58.2 ± 1.1 17,775 45.9 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
Race/ethnicity      
   White, non-Hispanic 1,792 78.0 ± 1.1 26,347 66.5 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   Black, non-Hispanic 169 8.4 ± 0.8 4,434 12.1 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
   Hispanic 99 8.3 ± 0.8 3,569 14.6 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
   Other 113 5.3 ± 0.5 3,249 6.8 ± 0.1 0.0032
Education      
   High school graduate or less 376 17.9 ± 0.9 6,211 16.9 ± 0.2 0.3053
   More than high school 1,797 82.2 ± 0.9 31,387 83.1 ± 0.2 0.3067
Income      
   < $25,000 294 13.5 ± 0.8 4,205 11.6 ± 0.2 0.0183
   $25,000 to $49,999 667 30.4 ± 1.1 10,807 29.1 ± 0.3 0.2218
   $50,000 to $74,999 533 24.8 ± 1.0 9,109 24.2 ± 0.2 0.5271
   ≥ $75,000 579 26.5 ± 1.1 11,830 30.9 ± 0.3 <.0001
   Decline to answer 100 4.8 ± 0.5 1,648 4.2 ± 0.1 0.2813
Employment      
   Full time 1,200 57.3 ± 1.2 26,088 70.7 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   Part time 552 23.9 ± 1.1 7,139 18.3 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
   Self-employed 421 18.8 ± 0.9 4,372 11.0 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
Health insurance      
   Yes 1,880 85.4 ± 0.8 31,143 81.8 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
   No 293 14.6 ± 0.8 6,456 18.2 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
BMI      
   Underweight 19 0.8 ± 0.2 629 1.7 ± 0.1 < 0.0001
   Normal 416 20.1 ± 1.0 11,889 32.1 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   Overweight 660 30.0 ± 1.1 12,679 33.6 ± 0.3 0.0011
   Obese 1,044 47.5 ± 1.2 11,737 30.9 ± 0.3 < 0.0001
   Decline to answer 34 1.5 ± 0.3 665 1.8 ± 0.1 0.403