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Table 3 Baseline characteristics. Values are means (SD) unless stated otherwise

From: The effect of targeted treatment on people with patellofemoral pain: a pragmatic, randomised controlled feasibility study

Characteristics MT group (n = 14) UC group (n = 12)
Age (years) 29.1 (6.3) 29.3 (5.5)
No (%) of females 7 (50%) 8 (66.7)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 25.9 (4.8) 27.7 (7.9)
Median (interquartile range) duration of knee pain (months) 30 (16.5–75.25) 33 (10.5–54)
Physical activity (hours/week) 3.1 (2.6) 3.9 (3.7)
No (%) with bilateral knee pain 9 (64.3) 4 (33.3)
Anterior Knee Pain Scale 74.6 (9.9) 74.75 (12.3)
Worst pain 4.7 (1.68) 5.4 (2.3)
Average pain 3.0 (1.4) 3.9 (2.2)
No of participants who had received previous treatment (%) 10 (71.4) 9 (75.0)