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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the patients n = 63

From: Reliability and validity of the Norwegian version of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire in patients with shoulder impingement syndrome

Variable No. (%) or mean ± SD
Age, years 53.3 ± 12.9
Women 30 (48)
Men 33 (52)
Symptom duration, months 46.6 ± 72.3
Affected shoulder  
 Right 19 (48)
 Left 30 (30)
 Bilateral 14 (22)
Working/student full time 29 (46)
Sick listed 100% 8 (13)
Partial sick listed 9 (14)
Retired 14 (22)
Receiving disability benefit 2 (3)
Unemployed 1 (2)