Table 2

Baseline characteristics of Tai Chi participants and focus group subsample

Tai Chi group (n = 13)

Focus group subsample (n = 9)


Gender female/male

11/2

8/1

Age (years)

57 (33-70)

57 (40-70)

Disease duration (years)

6 (1-45)

6 (1-45)

Co-morbidities (≥ 1)

6

4

Education

≥ 12 years

10

8

< 12 years

3

1

Employment, full or part time

8

6

Disabled/retirement pension

5

3


Values are median (range) or number.

Uhlig et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:43   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-43

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