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Table 2 Respondent characteristics

From: The Cervical Dystonia Impact Profile (CDIP-58): Can a Rasch developed patient reported outcome measure satisfy traditional psychometric criteria?

Variable* Sample
Number 391
Sex  
   Female 72
Age  
   Mean (SD) 58 (12)
   Range 25–88
Ethnicity  
   White 97
Years since CD onset  
   Mean (SD) 15 (10)
   Range 2 – 50
Employment status  
   Retired 35
   Employed 29
   Unable to work due to CD 20
Treatment  
   Botulinum Injections 90
   Drug therapy 53
   Alternative treatment 0
   Surgery 0
External measures (Mean; SD)  
   SF-36** Bodily Pain 46 (26)
   SF-36 Social Functioning 55 (31)
   SF-36 Physical Functioning 57 (29)
   SF-36 Mental Health 62 (20)
   GHQ*** Anxiety 38 (19)
   GHQ Depression 14 (19)
   HADS*** Anxiety 43 (24)
   HADS Depression 33 (19)
  1. *All values are percentages unless specified otherwise; ** range 0-100, *** converted to 0-100 (original range 0-21)