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Table 1 MAP-Hand Study Participant Characteristics (n = 340)

From: Measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-Hand) questionnaire: linguistic validation, cultural adaptation and psychometric testing in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK

Participant Characteristics Cognitive debriefing
[Phase-1]
Participants (n = 31)
Psychometric testing
[Phase-2]
Participants (n = 340)
Age:(Mean (SD) 63.42 (12.04) 61.96 (12.09)
Gender (M:F) 5:26 89:251
Condition duration (years) (Mean (SD): 15.71 (12.61) 14.44 (11.73)
Marital status: n (%):
 Married/living with partner 23 (74%) 241 (71%)
Living status: n (%)
 Family/significant other 24 (77%) 245 (72%)
 Children living at home 4 (13%) 36 (11%)
Employment status:
 Paid employment 3 (10%) 108 (32%)
 Retired 22 (71%) 204 (60%)
 Other 6 (19%) 28 (8%)
Education level (ISCED):
 Secondary education only 19 (61%) 182 (54%)
Current medication:
 Not on DMARDs 2 (6%) 34 (10%)
 Monotherapy 10 (32%) 91 (27%)
 Combination therapy 10 (32%) 190 (56%)
 Biologic drugs 9 (29%) 25 (7%)
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