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Table 1 Patient reported characteristics of included patients at baseline (n = 104)

From: Family practice nurses supporting self-management in older patients with mild osteoarthritis: a randomized trial

Characteristic Intervention N = 51 Control N = 53 T Chi2 p-value
  % n % n    
Gender        
   F 76.5 39 75.5 40    
   M 23.5 12 24.5 13   0.014 0.91
Type of osteoarthritis        
   Knee 52.9 27 54.7 29    
   Hip 17.6 9 22.6 12    
   Both 29.4 15 22.6 12   0.795 0.67
Education        
   Primary or lower secondary 54.0 27 50.0 25    
   Upper secondary or further 46.0 23 50.0 25   0.160 0.69
Age   SD   SD    
   Mean 75.63 6.68 73.47 6.01 -1.73   0.09
   Median 74   73