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Table 2 The DASH and Quick DASH scores for different diagnostic groups among the 105 responders.

From: The shortened disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (Quick DASH): validity and reliability based on responses within the full-length DASH

   Baseline Follow-up
   Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median
Shoulder disorder (n = 27) DASH 44 (15) 48 33 (24) 33
  Quick DASH 49 (18) 50 37 (25) 34
Carpal tunnel syndrome (n = 19) DASH 41 (20) 40 28 (26) 15
  Quick DASH 49 (20) 46 31 (29) 23
Dupuytren's disease (n = 13) DASH 19 (23) 8 15 (23) 5
  Quick DASH 22 (27) 9 17 (23) 7
Ganglion (n = 7) DASH 15 (23) 8 11 (15) 5
  Quick DASH 16 (22) 14 12 (14) 9
Trapeziometacarpal arthritis (n = 6) DASH 48 (17) 48 24 (22) 25
  Quick DASH 51 (15) 52 27 (24) 30
Tenosynovitis (n = 9) DASH 35 (17) 30 20 (19) 8
  Quick DASH 39 (17) 34 23 (22) 9
Other (n = 24) DASH 29 (24) 24 21 (23) 15
  Quick DASH 32 (26) 33 23 (23) 16
  1. The scores for both scales range from 0 (no disability) to 100 (most severe disability)