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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of Survey Respondents

From: WOMAC score and arthritis diagnosis predict decreased agricultural productivity

Variable Total (n = 299)a
Joint Health Outcomes
 Joint pain n (%) 262 (87.63%)
 Arthritis diagnosis n (%) 143 (47.83%)
 Osteoarthritis diagnosis n (%) 67 (22.41%)
 WOMAC scoreb Median (IQR) 23 (13, 34)
  Mean (STD) 24.38 (15.24)
Economic Risk Outcomes
 Workload, compared to previous capacity   
 100% of previous capacity n (%) 121 (40.47%)
 50–75% of previous capacity n (%) 99 (33.11%)
 25–50% of previous capacity n (%) 22 (7.36%)
 Less than 25% of previous capacity n (%) 16 (5.35%)
Rely on others to perform previous duties n (%) 82 (27.42%)
Financial wellbeing of farm/ranch
 Extremely well n (%) 35 (11.71%)
 Fairly well n (%) 155 (51.84%)
 Breaking even n (%) 92 (30.77%)
 Doing poorly n (%) 13 (4.35%)
Demographic information
 Age Median (IQR) 62 (54, 68)
  Mean (SD) 59.59 (14.13)
 Years working on ranch Median (IQR) 40 (27, 48)
  Mean (SD) 37.72 (16.35)
 Body mass index (BMI) Median (IQR) 27 (25, 31)
  Mean (SD) 28.15 (4.24)
Top commodities produced on farm/ranch
 Cattle n (%) 193 (64.55%)
 Sheep n (%) 26 (8.70%)
 Other livestock n (%) 16 (5.35%)
 Small grains/cereal n (%) 122 (40.80%)
 Pulse crops n (%) 48 (16.05%)
 Hay n (%) 115 (38.46%)
 Other crop n (%) 13 (4.35%)
  1. aNumbers and percentages may not add to 100% of total due to missing values
  2. bAmong those experiencing joint pain in hips or knees (n = 123)