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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics and baseline variables for the included participants (N = 50)

From: Responsiveness of different pain measures and recall periods in people undergoing surgery after a period of splinting for basal thumb joint osteoarthritis

  N (%)
Female 39 (75)
Handedness
 Right 43 (83)
 Left 6 (12)
 Ambidextrous 3 (5.8)
Affected side
 Dominant 19 (37)
 Non-dominant 27 (52)
 Bilaterala 6 (12)
Smoker 11 (21)
Eaton-Littler classification
 Stage 2 9 (17)
 Stage 3 20 (39)
 Stage 4 22 (42)
  Mean (SD)
Age, years 62 (7.6)
BMI, kg/m2 28 (4.4)
Pain NRS, past day (0 to 10)b 6.5 (1.7)
Pain NRS, past week (0 to 10) b 6.9 (1.6)
Pain NRS, past month (0 to 10) b 6.9 (1.6)
PRWHE pain subscale (0 to 50) b 35 (7.2)
  1. a Surgery was only performed in patients with bilateral symptoms for the most symptomatic hand
  2. b Higher score indicates worse pain