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Table 3 Characteristics of survey responders

From: The prevalence of giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica in a UK primary care population

Characteristics Total Population Survey Pool Survey Responders PMR GCA
     Self –reported Confirmed by GP Self –reported Confirmed by GP
Number ≥55 years 5,159 4,728 2,277 83 73 15 9
Age in years (median) 62.5 68.0 70.0 75.6 75.8 72.1 73.9
Percentage Female (%) 52.2 53.6 52.0 70.0 67.4 78.6 71.5
Clinical features reported on questionnaire
Headache (%)    4.7 8.4 9.5 31.3 55.6
Jaw Pain (%)    7.5 20.5 19.2 31.3 44.4
Visual Disturbance (%)    19.8 22.9 24.7 37.5 44.4
Scalp Tenderness (%)    7.8 15.7 6.2 56.3 88.9
Shoulder Pain (%)    24.9 67.5 67.1 50 77.8
Myalgia (%)    18.8 68.7 67.1 43.8 55.6
Unexplained Weight loss (%)    4.2 12.1 11 31.3 55.6
Migraine with aura (%)    15 14.6 16.7 18.8 11.1
No Symptoms (%)    55.8 20.5 21.9 18.8 0