Table 3

Study population demographic information and descriptive statistics of the four health outcomes at each time point of assessment
Patient characteristics N = 741
Female patients; n (%) 498 (53.7%)
Age: years; mean (sd) 50 (15.6)
Yrs of formal education: yrs; mean (sd); median 13 (4.4); 13
Current occupation
Government employee; % 12.6
Non-government employee; % 24.08
Self-employed; % 7.9
Employer; % 1
Not working for pay; % 54.4
Health outcomes based on SF-36 and WHODAS II Score
Time of assessment GH Scale (N = 445) PCS (N = 402) MCS (N = 402) WHODAS II Score (N = 415)
Time 0; mean (sd) 52.60 (21.70) 45.79 (10.35) 40.14 (14.27) 26.89 (19.72)
Time 1; mean (sd) 56.19 (21.33) 45.78 (10.29) 43.23 (12.02) 21.11 (17.13)
Time 2; mean (sd) 56.18 (21.17) 45.60 (10.52) 44.84 (11.43) 19.98 (16.69)

GH = General Health; PCS = Physical Component Summary; MCS = Mental Component Summary.

Cieza et al.

Cieza et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:78   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-78

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