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Table 5 Attrition rate details

From: Significant improvements in pain after a six-week physiotherapist-led exercise and education intervention, in patients with osteoarthritis awaiting arthroplasty, in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

  Week 6 Week 12 Month 12
Reason for absence Experimental Control Experimental Control Experimental Control
Withdrawing from study 1 1 2 2 2 2
Falling ill 1 2 2 1 3 1
Forgetting   3   4   3
Transport    1    2
Receiving surgery    1 2 3 2
Work responsibility     2   
Other: funeral      1  
Total 2 6 6 11 9 10
Percentage of entire sample 10 % 23 % 25 %