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Table 2 Demographic information

From: Shoulder pain in primary care: diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination tests for non-traumatic acromioclavicular joint pain

Participant characteristics All participants (N=188) PAR group (n=22) NAR group (n=131)
  Mean (SD) Range Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 42 (13) 18 - 81 41 (13) 43 (14)
Height (cm) 172 (10) 147 - 199 170 (11) 172 (10)
Weight (kg) 80.4 (16.7) 50.3 – 135.4 78.5 (16.1) 80.4 (17.0)
Symptom duration (weeks) 7 (14) 0 – 175 6 (18) 8 (14)
Worst pain in last 48 hrs (100mm VAS scale) 62 (23) 3 – 100 59 (17) 65 (22)
SF8 physical component score (%) 44 (8) 23 – 61 45 (7) 44 (8)
SF8 mental component score (%) 54 (11) 27 – 66 57 (11) 54 (10)
SPADI pain score (%) 50 (22) 0 – 100 49 (15) 51 (21)
SPADI disability score (%) 26 (30) 0 – 96 26 (21) 28 (30)
SPADI total (%) 37 (20) 0 – 98 35 (13) 38 (21)
FABQ physical activity score (%) 65 (22) 0 – 100 64 (20) 65 (67)
FABQ work score (%)a† 21 (44) 0 – 81 32 (47) 21 (44)
FABQ total score (%)a 41 (19) 0 – 87 45 (18) 41 (18)
% male gender 52   55 56
% right hand dominant 87   86 87
% dominant arm affected 52   36 55
% Pain onset: traumatic 38   32 40
% Pain onset: non-traumatic 62   68 61
% Pain onset: strain injury 40   36 41
% Pain onset: repetitive activity 13   27 10*
% Pain onset: insidious 9   5 10
  1. Abbreviations. PAR, positive anaesthetic response (≥80% post-injection reduction in pain intensity); NAR, negative anaesthetic response (<80% reduction in post-injection pain intensity); VAS, 100 mm visual analogue pain score in previous 48 hours; SPADI, Shoulder Pain & Disability Index; FABQ, Fear Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire.
  2. aonly cases ‘in paid employment’ used in analysis.
  3. Variables were not normally distributed. Median (interquartile range) values are presented.
  4. *P<0.05.