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Table 1 Participants demographic information

From: Content validation of the Kamath and Stothard questionnaire for carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis: a cognitive interviewing study

Variable Mean ± SD Range Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Participants with or without CTS (n = 10)
Age (y) 35.2 ± 9.9 19–48   
Duration of symptoms (y) 3.9 ± 3.3 0.5–12   
Severity of CTS    Mild, n = 2  
Moderate, n = 2
Severe, n = 1
Participants without CTS, n = 5
Type of occupation
Manual    5 50
Not manual    4 40
No occupation    1 10
Gender
Women    8 80
Men    2 20
Experts group (n = 8)
Work experience (y) 11.6 ± 6.4 4–20   
Profession
Occupational therapy    2 25
Physiotherapy    6 75
Level of education
B.Sc.    3 37
M.Sc.    2 25
Ph.D.    3 37
  1. SD standard deviation, y years, CTS carpal tunnel syndrome