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Table 1 Descriptive data for demographical variables and outcome measures at M0 and M12 in both study groups. The male/female ratio was 25/32 and 21/26 in the Intervention and No Intervention groups, respectively.

From: Risk of upper limb complaints due to computer use in older persons: a randomized study

  Intervention No Intervention
  Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years) 69.0 2.7 69.1 2.8
Educational Level 3.7 1.5 3.8 1.8
  Median P25-P75 Median P25-P75
SF-36: General Health M0 70 60–80 75 65–80
SF-36: General Health M12 70 60–80 65 60–75
SF-36: Physical Functioning M0 90 80–95 90 80–95
SF-36: Physical Functioning M12 85 80–95 90 75–95
SF-36: Mental Health M0 84 72–92 84 72–88
SF-36: Mental Health M12 84 72–88 84 76–88
SF-36: Bodily Pain M0 100 79–100 100 90–100
SF-36: Bodily Pain M12 90 67–100 90 67–100
SFS: Functional Status M0 1.00 1.00–1.06 1.00 1.00–1.25
SFS: Functional Status M12 1.00 1.00–1.13 1.00 1.00–1.13
SFS: Symptom Severity M0 1.00 1.00–1.18 1.00 1.00–1.18
SFS: Symptom Severity M12 1.00 1.00–1.09 1.00 1.00–1.18
  1. SF-36 = Short Form-36 scale; SFS = symptom and functional status scale.
  2. P25-P75 = 25–75th percentile range.