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Table 1 Demographic characteristics at baseline in older people with chronic pain1 (n = 433)

From: Kinesiophobia and its relation to pain characteristics and cognitive affective variables in older adults with chronic pain

Variable  
Age, mean (SD) range (n = 274) 74.8 (7.5) 65–98
Sex, n (%) (n = 280)  
Women 275 (63.5)
Living condition, n (%) (n = 276)  
Own accommodation 413 (97.4)
Care home 11 (2.6)
Living arrangements, n (%) (n = 276)  
Alone 163 (38.3)
With others 263 (61.7)
Marital status, n (%) (n = 279)  
Married 235 (54.4)
Single 38 (8.8)
Widow/widowed 95 (21.9)
Divorced 64 (14.8)
Pain duration2, mean (SD) range 10.2 (12.2) 0.5–60
Pain intensity3, mean (SD) range 3.2 (1.1) 1–6
  1. 1Pain of duration ≥3 months
  2. 2Pain duration in years
  3. 3Pain intensity = “average level of pain in the last week” measured using a 6-point Likert scale with answers ranging from “No pain at all” to “Tremendous amount of pain”