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Table 2 Baseline characteristics (n = 134)

From: Responsiveness and minimal important change of the QuickDASH and PSFS when used among patients with shoulder pain

Variable Valuea
Gender
 Male 36 (26.9)
 Female 97 (72.4)
Age, mean (SD) 45.8 (10.5)
Language
 Norwegian 123 (91.8)
 Other 10 (7.5)
Occupational status
 Employed 110 (82.1)
 Unemployed 1 (0.7)
 Student 4 (3.0)
 Retired 3 (2.2)
 Disability pension 5 (3.7)
On sick leave 56 (41.8)
Pain duration
 1–3 months 3 (2.2)
 4–12 months 35 (26.1)
 More than 12 months 93 (69.4)
QuickDASH 0–100, mean (SD) 37.3 (16.1)
PSFS 0–10, mean (SD)
 Activity 1 3.1 (2.0)
 Activity 2 3.3 (2.0)
 Activity 3 3.4 (2.3)
 Total 3.5 (1.8)
NRS 0–10, mean (SD) 5.3 (1.9)
SQK 0–10, mean (SD) 4.8 (3.2)
WA 0–10, mean (SD) 4.4 (2.5)
HSCL-25, 1–4, mean (SD) 1.6 (0.4)
  1. Abbreviations: HSCL-25 = Hopkins Symptom Checklist total score; NRS = numeric pain rating scale; PSFS = Patient-Specific Functional scale, higher scores represent higher levels of function; QuickDASH = Quick Disabilities of the Arm, Hand and Shoulder questionnaire, higher scores represent higher levels of disability; SD = Standard deviation; SQK = Single substitute question for kinesiophobia; WA = Workability
  2. aValues are n (%) unless stated otherwise