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Table 2 Disability and work status

From: Examining outcome of early physician specialist assessment in injured workers with shoulder complaints

Disability and pain rating  
Numeric Pain rating 5.83 (2), Range: 0–10
QD (5 missing data) 56.45 (21), Range: 0–100
Medication to date  
NSAID 277 (50%)
Analgesics 244 (44%)
Muscle relaxants 34 (6%)
Work status at the time of assessment  
Regular job, regular hours (QD: 44/NPS: 5.76) 67 (12%)
Regular job, modified hours (QD: 52/NPS: 5.55) 11 (2%)
Modified job, regular hours (QD: 53/NPS: 5.16) 284 (52%)
Modified job, modified hours (QD: 62/NPS: 5.87) 62 (11%)
Not working (QD: 68/NPS: 6.40) 123 (22%)
RTW recommendations  
Pre-injury 30 (5%)
Pre-injury accommodated 426 (77%)
Alternate job 69 (13%)
No RTW 4 (<1%)
Ability at the time of assessment  
Full 16 (3%)
Required accommodation 531(97%)
Status of functional abilities  
Achieved full functional ability 3 (0.6%)
Full functional abilities expected 370 (67%)
Full functional abilities not expected 43 (8%)
  1. QD: Quick-DASH (higher numbers indicate more disability).
  2. NPS: Numeric Pain Score (higher numbers indicate more pain).