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Table 3 Subject characteristics

From: The factor validity of the Western Ontario Rotator Cuff Index

Variable Mean or Frequency* Percent
Age (years) 52.2 (23–81)  
Gender (female, male) 133, 196 40, 60
Duration of symptoms   
   ≤ 1 year 109 33
   1–2 years 151 46
   >2–5 years 3 1
   >5 years 53 16
   missing data 13 4
Dominant side   
   Right 294 89
   Left 26 8
   Ambidextrous: 9 3
Affected side   
   Right 202 61
   Left 127 39
General health status   
   Good 184 56
   Diabetes 27 8
   Chronic illness 60 18
   Other 47 14
   Missing data 11 3
Surgery   
   Acromioplasty 329 100
   Resection of distal clavicle 107 32
   Rotator cuff repair 96 29
   SLAP repair 32 10
  1. *Mean and range of age are provided. The remaining values are frequencies