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Table 1 Focus group patient characteristics

From: Development and psychometric evaluation of the assessment of self-injection questionnaire: an adaptation of the self-injection assessment questionnaire

Patient characteristics Focus Group 1 (n = 9) Focus Group 2 (n = 10)
Diagnosis type, n (%)
RA 5 (55.6) 5 (50.0)
AS 2 (22.2) 2 (20.0)
PsA 1 (11.1) 3 (30.0)
axSpA 1 (11.1) 0 (0.0)
Age, years
Mean (SD) 55.4 (10.7) 44.9 (9.6)
Minimum 40 32
Maximum 67 60
Gender, n (%)
Female 6 (66.7) 7 (70)
Male 3 (33.3) 3 (30)
Experience with self-injecting, n (%)
Yes 5 (55.6) 7 (70.0)
No 4 (44.4) 3 (30.0)
  1. AS ankylosing spondylitis, axSpA axial spondyloarthritis, PsA psoriatic arthritis, RA rheumatoid arthritis, SD standard deviation