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Table 2 Demographic data for the nine participants involved in the study

From: Perceptions, beliefs, and needs of Japanese people with knee osteoarthritis during conservative care: a qualitative study

ID Sex Age (years) Symptom duration Place recruited Employment status KL grade (R/L) Paina (R/L)
A W 70 3 mos Hospital in suburban area Housewife (real estate business retired) 4/0 5/0
B M 67 5 yrs Hospital in suburban area Carpenter TKA/TKA 1/1
C M 77 10 yrs Hospital in suburban area Volunteer work (office worker retired) 3/3 4/4
D W 75 10 yrs Hospital in suburban area Volunteer work, housewife 3/3 3/4
E W 76 Over 25 yrs Hospital in suburban area Housewife (family operated business, retired) TKA/4 0/5
F W 83 3 mos Clinic in urban area Housewife 2/2 5/5
G W 74 3 mos Clinic in urban area Housewife 1/1 2/2
H W 67 25 yrs Hospital in suburban area Part-time university lecturer TKA/TKA 1/1
I W 80 1 yr Health care program in suburban area Housewife (medical processor, Tai Chi instructor, retired) 0/2 0/3
  1. KL grade Kellgren-Lawrence grade, KOOS Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score, L Left, M Man, NRS Numerical Rating Scale, R Right, TKA Total Knee Arthroplasty, W Woman
  2. aPain is described by the Numerical Rating Scale