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Table 1 Characteristics of participants enrolled in OAK program

From: Short and medium-term effects of an education self-management program for individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee, designed and delivered by health professionals: A quality assurance study

Gender (F:M) 60:19
Age: mean (SD) years 6 (9)
Socio-Economic Index by Post Code[24] Number (%)
Index measured in quintile ranges  
Top 25% 59 (74.6)
50–75% 7 (8.8)
25–50% 7 (8.8)
10–25% 3 (3.8)
Bottom 10% 3 (3.8)
Coexisting disease n (%)*
Cardiovascular, n (%) 48 (45)
Mental Health, n (%) 9 (11)
Gastrointestinal, n (%) 27 (30)
Endocrine, n (%) 15 (18)
Musculoskeletal, n (%) 16 (20)
Osteoporosis, n (%) 14 (18)
Multiple co-morbidities, n (%) 51 (64.5)
Other, n (%) 31 (61)
No co-morbidities, n (%) 12 (15)
  1. *Percentage adds > 100 as some participants have more than one coexisting disease