Table 1

Demographics and patient characteristics (n= 441)
Characteristic Value
Age, years 67.9 ± 7.8
Male sex, no. (%) 83 (19%)
Singaporean Chinese, no. (%) 389 (88%)
Height, m 1.54 ± 0.08
Body mass, kg 65.9 ± 13.1
BMI, kg/m2 27.9 ± 4.8
Overweight or obese, no. (%) 375 (85%)
Education, no. (%)
 Primary or less 335 (76%)
 Secondary 84 (19%)
 Tertiary 22 (5%)
Comorbidities, no. (%)
 None 66 (15%)
 1 comorbidity 141 (32%)
 2 comorbidities 137 (31%)
 3 comorbidities 69 (16%)
 ≥4 comorbidities 28 (6%)

Note: Values reported were mean ± SD unless stated otherwise.

Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index.

Pua et al.

Pua et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:33   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-33

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