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Table 2 Average (1 standard deviation) parameters describing pain, discomfort and function

From: Prospective clinical evaluation of a novel anatomic cuff for forearm crutches in patients with osteoarthritis

Parameter Baseline 4-week follow-up P-value1
Pain
 Forearms 5.2 (2.4) 1.9 (1.6) .004
 Hands 7.2 (1.8) 2.6 (2.3) .002
 Elbows 5.6 (3.1) 2.0 (1.7) .014
Discomfort
 Forearms 5.3 (2.3) 1.8 (1.9) .001
 Shoulders 6.6 (3.0) 3.0 (3.0) .019
 Hands 7.8 (1.7) 2.4 (2.1) <.001
 Elbows 5.8 (2.9) 2.2 (2.1) .005
 Skin bruise score 5.2 (3.4) 1.0 (0.0) .006
Comfort
 General 4.2 (1.4) 7.6 (1.9) .002
 Forearm cuff 4.8 (2.4) 7.8 (2.2) .007
 Sense of security during walking 5.6 (2.8) 8.0 (2.2) .024
 Coping with daily routines 5.2 (1.8) 8.0 (1.7) .010
Health
 General Health 26.0 (19.7) 37.0 (18.9) .044
 Physical health 20.0 (21.6) 36.9 (23.3) .011
 Bodily pain 26.8 (18.4) 42.5 (23.7) .012
  1. 1 P-values of paired t-tests
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