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Table 1 Descriptive patient characteristics at index

From: The burden of chronic pain for patients with osteoarthritis in Germany: a retrospective cohort study of claims data

  Patients ‘without chronic pain’
n = 158,251
Patients ‘with chronic pain’
n = 80,055
Sex, n (%)
 Male 76,331 (48.2) 31,985 (40.0)
 Female 81,920 (51.8) 48,070 (60.0)
Age
 Age, mean years, n (SD) 63.0 (13.8) 66.5 (13.5)
 Min─max age, years 18─103 18─108
 Age group, n (%)
  18─29 2419 (1.5) 557 (0.7)
  30─39 5506 (3.5) 1594 (2.0)
  40─49 17,045 (10.8) 6450 (8.1)
  50─59 38,305 (24.2) 16,846 (21.0)
  60─69 40,839 (25.8) 18,878 (23.6)
   ≥ 70 54,137 (34.2) 35,730 (44.6)
  1. Max Maximum; Min Minimum; SD Standard deviation