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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with (257) and without (86) complete questionnaires

From: Expectations of pain and functioning in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a cross-sectional study

(n) % / Mean (SD) Neck (n = 58)/back (n = 107) Shoulder (n = 92) p-value (1) Total (n = 257) Non-completing p-value (2)
  (165) 64.2% (92) 35.8%   257 86  
Sex (female) (84) 50.9% (48) 52.2% 0.949 (132) 51.4% (44) 52.3% 0.462
Age 50.1 (15.6) 48.4 (13.2) 0.287 49.4 (14.9) 46.6 (12.9) 0.875
Smokers (daily) (29) 18.0% (20) 21.5% 0.609 (47) 19.0% (12) 18.8% 0.971
Education (higher) (47) 51.7% (47) 50.6% 0.014** (110) 43.8% (39) 51.3% 0.298
Use of analgesics (daily) (69) 44.2% (19) 20.7% 0.009** (88) 35.8% (15) 21.4% 0.148
Sick leave (yes/no) (72) 49.3% (39) 44.8% 0.509 (111) 47.6% (41) 48.2% 0.063
Language (Norwegian) (132) 85.7% (78) 86.7% 0.837 (210) 86.1% (52) 69.3% 0.863
Marital status (married/partner/single) (62) 67.4% (63) 67.7% 0.486 (173) 70.0% (53) 62.4% 0.452
Time of waiting (days) 69.6 (40.4) 65.8 (35.9) 0.454 68.2 (38.8) 82.3 (47.1) 0.014**
HSCL-10 > 1.85 (68) 50.0% (33) 36.7% 0.003** (101) 42.8% (18) 41.9% 0.991
PSOE exp. before consultation 8.7 (3.3) 8.4 (3.2) 0.417 8.6 (3.2) 8.9 (3.3) 0.533
PSOE exp. after consultation 8.2 (2.7) 7.1 (2.4) 0.003** 7.7 (2.6) 7.9 (2.4) 0.788
Pain and function*1 5.4 (2.1) 5.1 (2.0) 0.300 5.3 (2.1) 5.1 (2.2) 0.586
Number of pain sites 4.0 (2.2) 3.0 (1.8) 0.000** 3.6 (2.1) 3.52 (3.4) 0.762
Back-specific diagnosis*2 (64) 59.8%      
Neck-specific diagnosis*2 (26) 44.8%      
Subacromial conditions*2   (26) 28.3%     
Adhesive capsulitis*2   (14) 15.2%     
Degeneration/arthrosis*2   (2) 2.2%     
Other shoulder conditions*2   (50) 54.3%     
  1. (1) Comparing of the neck/back and shoulder population
  2. (2) For comparing patients with and without complete questionnaires
  3. HSCL Hopkins Symptom Checklist-10 (HSCL-10), cut-off of 1.85, PSOE Patient Shoulder Outcome Expectancies, Exp. expectations
  4. **Significant at p < 0.05
  5. *1PainFunction: mean 11NRS pain and functioning baseline scores
  6. *2Diagnosis categorization in additional file 2