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Table 2 Work and health related characteristics at baseline (n = 55)

From: Job retention vocational rehabilitation for employed people with inflammatory arthritis (WORK-IA): a feasibility randomized controlled trial

Characteristic Intervention (n = 29) Control (n = 26) Total (n = 55)
RA-Work Instability Scale (0–23): Mean [sd] 16.2 [5.0] 15.0 [5.7] 15.7 [5.3]
Workplace Activity Limitations Scale (0–36): Mean [sd] 12.8 [5.3] 12.7 [6.2] 12.7 [5.7]
Workplace Limitations Questionnaire (0–100):
Productivity Loss: Mean [sd] 10.9 [4.9]
(n = 27)
11.2 [5.6]
(n = 24)
11.0 [5.2]
(n = 51)
Time management demands: Mean [sd] 52.1 [25.1]
(n = 28)
51.9 [28.9]
(n = 25)
52.0 [26.7]
(n = 53)
Physical demands: Mean [sd] 45.1 [23.4] 42.8 [23.1] 44.0 [23.1]
Mental/interpersonal demands: Mean [sd] 32.5 [21.8] 31.7 [24.4] 32.1 [22.8]
Output demands: Mean [sd] 40.0 [27.5]
(n = 28)
41.0 [28.0]
(n = 25)
40.5 [27.5]
(n = 53)
WLQ Summed: Mean [sd] 43.0 [18.2]
(n = 27)
43.9 [20.1]
(n = 24)
43.4 [18.9]
(n = 51)
Work Self-Efficacy: Mean[sd] (0–10) 7.0 [2.4] 7.2 [2.2] 7.1 [2.1]
Confidence managing arthritis at work: Mean[sd] (0–10) 4.6 [2.7] 5.7 [2.4] 5.1 [2.6]
SF12v2 Health Survey (0–100):
Physical component: Mean [sd] 32.5 [8.3] 32.6 [10.1] 32.5 [9.1]
Mental component: Mean [sd] 40.1 [10.9] 42.4 [12.4] 41.2 [11.6]
Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire (0–3):
Functional status: Mean [sd] 0.6 [0.4] 0.7 [0.5] 0.7 [0.5]
Psychological status: Mean [sd] 1.0 [0.6] 0.9 [0.7] 1.0 [0.7]
Pain VAS (0–100): Mean [sd] 50.4 [22.6] 45.7 [25.7] 48.2 [24]
Hand Pain VAS (0–100): Mean [sd] 51.8 [26.4] 51.3 [27.3] 51.6 [26.6]
Fatigue VAS (0–100): Mean [sd] 60.0 [22.4] 58.7 [30.1] 59.4 [26.1]
Perceived Health Status VAS (0–100): Mean [sd] 50.9 [18.4] 48.7 [23.1] 49.9 [20.6]
EQ5D VAS Health State mean [sd] 55.7 [16.9] 61.0 [18.7] 58.2 [17.8]
  1. Key: For all variables higher scores indicate worse work/health status, apart from work self-efficacy where higher scores indicate increased confidence and SF12v2 measures where higher scores indicate better health status