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Table 3 Comparison of workers with and without Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy (RCT)

From: Is sleep position associated with glenohumeral shoulder pain and rotator cuff tendinopathy: a cross-sectional study

Demographics Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy No Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy Statistical Testa
N = 137 ± SD, (%) N = 624 ± SD, (%)
Age 45.0 ±11.0 41.1±11.0 p < 0.01
Sex
 Male (237) 35 (25.6) 202 (32.4) p = 0.12
 Female (524) 102 (74.5) 422 (67.6)
Body Mass Index (BMI) Kg/m2 29.9±6.2 29.7±7.0 p = 0.33
 Underweight > 18.5 0 3 (0.5) p = 0.08
 Normal Weight 18.5–25 25 (18.3) 177 (28.4)
 Overweight 25–30 49 (35.8) 192 (30.8)
 Obese > 30 63 (46.0) 252 (40.4)
Tobacco Use
 Current use 37 (27.0) 174 (27.9) p = 0.82
 Previous use 35 (25.6) 150 (24.0)
 Never 64 (46.7) 298 (47.8)
 Missing 1 (0.7) 2 (0.3)
Framingham Risk Score 7.89±5.5 5.75±4.9 p < 0.01
Hand Activity Level (HAL) Left 0.80±0.8 0.61±0.5 P < 0.01
Hand Activity Level (HAL) Right 0.80±0.8 0.63±0.5 P < 0.01
Strain Index (SI), Left 7.31±6.9 7.79 ± 10.5 p = 0.69
Strain Index (SI), Right 9.23±9.4 9.25±11.1 p = 0.51
  1. aT-test for continuous data, Chi square for categorical data, Wilcoxon rank sum for non-parametric data (sex and BMI)