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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants (n = 264)

From: Validation of two scales for measuring participation and perceived stigma in Chinese community-based rehabilitation programs

Variables Frequency Percent
Gender
 Male 116 43.9
 Female 148 56.1
Age
 18–25 8 3.0
 26–35 21 8.0
 36–45 44 16.7
 46–55 85 32.2
 56–65 106 40.1
Education
 Uneducated 2 0.8
 Primary school 54 20.5
 Secondary school 163 61.7
 College 45 17.0
Marital status
 Single 80 30.3
 Married 134 50.8
 Divorced 32 12.1
 Widowed 18 6.8
Household Income (HKD)
  < $5000 40 15.2
 $5001 - $10,000 62 23.5
 $10,001 - $ 20,000 79 30.0
 $20,001 - $40,000 56 21.2
  > $40,001 27 10.2
Condition
 Ankylosing spondylitis 31 11.7
 Spinal cord injury 46 17.4
 Congenital physical disabilities 18 6.8
 Acquired brain damage 70 26.5
 Rheumatoid arthritis 103 39.0
 Orthopaedic injuries 27 10.2