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Table 2 QuickDASH scores in 182 open surgical procedures for finger flexion contracture in Dupuytren’s disease

From: Surgical treatment of Dupuytren’s disease – outcome and health economy in relation to smoking and diabetes

  All surgeries (n = 182) Non-smokersa(n = 152) Smokersa(n = 27) p-value Subjects without diabetesb(n = 161) Subjects with diabetesb(n = 20) p-value
Preoperative QuickDASH (total score) 22 [9-36] 21 [9-34] 30 [14-43] 0.04 21 [9-36] 30 [7-43] 0.25
Postoperative QuickDASH (total score) 5 [0-18] 5 [0-16] 5 [0-25] 0.90 5 [0-18] 7 [2-17] 0.48
Change in QuickDASH (total score) 11 [2-24] 10 [2-22] 11 [5-25] 0.29 11 [2-23] 10 [3-30] 0.58
Postoperative QuickDASH > 10 (numbers; %) 65 (36%) 53 (35%) 11 (41%) 0.56 57 (35%) 7 (35%) 0.40
Change in QuickDASH total score < 10 after surgery (numbers; %) 74 (41%) 65 (43%) 8 (30%) 0.20 64 (40%) 9 (45%) 0.43
  1. Values are median [25% - 75% percentiles] or numbers (%). aInformation about smoking was lacking in three patients. bInformation about glucose status was lacking in one patient.