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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and frequency of diagnosis of the study population

From: Cross-cultural adaptation, reliability and validity of the Spanish version of the upper limb functional index

Characteristic Cases Age (years) p value
Mean (sd)
   Study Population 126 49 ± 21  
Male 57 (45.2%) 48 ± 23.2 0.02*
Female 69 (54.8%) 51 ± 24.1  
   Dominance    
Right hand 88 49 ± 15.5 0.00*
Left hand 48 50 ± 17.8  
   Injured at work    
Yes 51 45 ± 15.5 0.01*
No 62 56 ± 19.5  
Unsure 13 50 ± 21.5  
   Distribution of upper-limb    conditions Area Numbers %
Impingement Syndrome Shoulder 39 31%
Shoulder Tendinitis/osis Shoulder 32 25%
Wrist fracture Hand 30 24.5%
Arm fracture Arm 13 10%
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Hand 12 9.5%
  1. * Indicates Significance.