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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of AxSpA patients (n = 183) in the cross-sectional study

From: Adaptation of Chinese and English versions of the Ankylosing Spondylitis quality of life (ASQoL) scale for use in Singapore

Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 39.5 (13.7)  
Gender n %
 Male 141 77.0
 Female 42 23.0
Marital Status
 Single 72 39.3
 Married 103 56.3
 Divorced/Separated 7 3.8
 Widowed 1 0.5
Education
 Primary or below 6 33
 Secondary 45 24.6
 Post-secondary 66 36.1
 Tertiary 65 35.5
 missing 1 0.5
Work status
 Employed/ self employed 128 69.9
 Student 19 10.4
 Housekeeper 10 5.5
 Retired 8 4.4
 Unemployed 16 8.7
 missing 2 1.1
Administered Language
 English 150 82.0
 Chinese 33 18.0
Ethnicity
 Chinese 156 85.2
 Malay 5 2.7
 Indian 9 4.9
 Others 13 7.1