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Table 5 Impact of FM on productivity among patients employed for pay

From: Societal and individual burden of illness among fibromyalgia patients in France: Association between disease severity and OMERACT core domains

   FM Severity
Characteristic Total
(n = 29)
Mild
(n = 6)
Moderate (n = 15) Severe
(n = 8)
P -value a
Days missed from work during the past 4 weeksb      0.309
n 27 6 13 8  
Mean (SD) 2.7 (6.0) 0.5 (1.2) 1.2 (2.8) 6.9 (9.6)  
Median (range) 0 (0-20) 0 (0-3) 0 (0-8) 0 (0-20)  
Reduced productivity at work during the past 4 weeksb, n (%)      0.281
All of the time 4 (13.8) 0 (0.0) 2 (13.3) 2 (25.0)  
Most of the time 4 (13.8) 0 (0.0) 3 (20.0) 1 (12.5)  
A good bit of the time 9 (31.0) 1 (16.7) 4 (26.7) 4 (50.0)  
Some of the time 11 (37.9) 4 (66.7) 6 (40.0) 1 (12.5)  
A little of the time 1 (3.4) 1 (16.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
None of the time 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
  1. Patient Survey.
  2. aFisher's exact test or Kruskal-Wallis test, as appropriate.
  3. bAmong patients who are employed (full-time or part-time).