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Table 2 Baseline variables

From: Effect of an education and activation programme on functional limitations and patient-perceived recovery in acute and sub-acute shoulder complaints – a randomised clinical trial

  UC EAP p-value
Number 52 56  
Demographic variables    
Age (years) (SD) 49.9 (11.7) 48.4 (16.2) 0.572
Gender ♂ (%) 44 36 0.366
Specific disease variables    
Pain intensity T0 (mean + SD) 5.2 (2.3) 5.3 (2.2) 0.887
Onset (quick) (%) 44 54 0.286
Affected shoulder (Left/right/both) (%) 42-52-6 41-57-2 0.538
Prior episodes of SCs lasting at least 1 week (% yes) 42 49 0.482
Outcome variable    
SDQ score at baseline (mean and SD) 60.8 (24.1) 67.1 (24.0) 0.175
Psychosocial variables    
Catastrophising (% very low) 49 27 0.022
Coping (% very low) 12 8 0.463
Distress categories (low-medium-high; %) 79-17-4 80-18-2 0.815
Depression categories (low-medium-high; %) 94-2-4 91-7-2 0.357
Anxiety categories (low-medium-high; %) 100-0-0 100-0-0 -
Somatisation (low-medium-high; %) 85-11-4 82-18-0 0.231