Table 3

Characteristics of participants

Characteristics of participants


Age (years)

54.4 (36 to 69)

Gender (female/male)

30/3

Disease duration (based on date of diagnosis) (years)

3.06 (0 to 17)

Living alone

9

Employment status

Paid employment/self-employed

16

Homemaker

3

Unemployed (for health reasons)

5

Unemployed (for other reasons)

3

Pensioned

5

Pensioned due to chronic widespread pain

1


Data presented as mean (range) or n.

Hieblinger et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009 11:R67   doi:10.1186/ar2696

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