Table 2

OPCS disability scores for those subjects who had some form of disability

OPCS Domain (n = 87)

Mean

Std deviation

Median

Interquartile range


Continence (n = 14)

8.89

4.02

11.5

4.0 – 11.5

Consciousness (n = 10)

7.5

3.38

8.5

6.0 – 10.1

Personal Care (n = 8)

7.0

3.91

8.25

3.0 – 10.6

Locomotion (n = 32)

6.79

4.14

7.5

3.0 – 11.5

Dexterity (n = 18)

5.61

2.35

6.5

5.5 – 6.5

Behaviour (n = 59)

4.57

1.23

4.0

4.0 – 6.0

Communication (n = 7)

3.5

1.87

2.0

2.0 – 5.5

Intellectual functioning (n = 43)

2.34

1.44

2.0

1.0 – 3.5

Hearing (n = 3)

2.17

2.89

0.5

0.5 – 5.5

Reaching and stretching (n = 11)

2.09

0.7

2.5

1.0 – 2.5

Seeing (n = 8)

1.37

0.35

1.5

1.5 – 1.5

Eating and digestion (n = 2)

0.5

-

0.5

-

Disfigurement (n = 10)

0.5

-

0.5

0.5 – 0.5

Total (n = 87)

7.5

5.19

5.85

4.0 – 10.8


Evans et al. BMC Public Health 2003 3:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-3-8

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