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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the participants (n = 232)

From: Comparison of the responsiveness of the WOMAC and the 12-item WHODAS 2.0 in patients with Kashin–Beck disease

CharacteristicsValues, n (%) unless stated
Demographics characteristics
 Age (years, mean ± SD)60.75 ± 6.74
Gender
 Male106 (45.7)
 Female126 (54.3)
Marital status
 Married199 (85.8)
 Single3 (1.3)
 Widowed30 (12.9)
Occupation
 Farmer212 (91.4)
 Others20 (8.6)
Education
 Illiterate82 (35.3)
 Primary school61 (26.3)
 Middle school60 (25.9)
 Higher school26 (11.2)
 University3 (1.3)
Clinical characteristics
 Deformed finger joints
  Yes205 (88.4)
  No27 (11.6)
 Enlarged finger joints
  Yes205 (88.4)
  No27 (11.6)
 Short fingers
  Yes173 (74.6)
  No59 (25.4)
 Elbow extension
  Able50 (21.6)
  Difficult or unable182 (78.4)
Squat down
  Able20 (8.6)
  Difficult or unable212 (91.4)
  1. SD standard deviation