Table 1

Demographic data of the three diagnostic cohorts
RA PsA HOA
Female, n (%) 98 (75%) 56 (45%) 40 (83%)
Age, years, mean (SD) 56 (13.6) 51 (10.5) 64 (7)
Disease duration, years, mean (SD) 11 (9) 11 (10.9) 14 (9.1)
Educational background Basic, n (%) 46 (35%) 32 (26%) 21 (44%)
Secondary, n (%) 50 (39%) 66 (53%) 17 (35%)
Above, n (%) 31 (23.8%) 23 (18.4%) 9 (18.8%)
Interest in receiving education 91 (70%) 93 (74%) 81 (89%)
How much information? None, n (%) 6 (4.6%) 3 (2.4%) 2 (4.2% )
Some things, n (%) 24 (18.5% ) 17 (13.6% ) 5 (10.4%)
A lot of things, n (%) 24 (18.5%) 34 (27.2%) 5 (10.4% )
Everything, n (%) 74 (57%) 71 (56.8%) 36 (75% )

Drăgoi et al.

Drăgoi et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R156   doi:10.1186/ar4339

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