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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 172)

From: Pain catastrophising, body mass index and depressive symptoms are associated with pain severity in tertiary referral orthopaedic foot/ankle patients

Characteristic Median (Q1, Q3)a
Age, yrs 60.9 (53.4, 71.7)
Sex, n female (%) 110 (64.0)
Weight, kg 79.0 (68.0, 93.0)
Height, m 168.0 (160.0, 176.0)
BMI, kg/m2 27.6 (24.4, 31.7)
Socio-economic disadvantage (IRSD) 7.0 (6.0, 7.0)
Health-related quality of life (EQ-VAS) 70.0 (50.0, 80.0)
Analgesia, n (%)
 Paracetamol 85 (50.3)
 Oral NSAIDs 62 (36.9)
 Codeine / other opioids 40 (23.7)
Any analgesia, n (%) 126 (74.1)
Smoking status, n (%)
 Current smoker 10 (5.8)
 Ex-smoker 56 (32.6)
 Non-smoker 104 (60.5)
Presence of one of more comorbidity (SACQ), n (%) 133 (78.2)
  1. aUnless otherwise indicated
  2. Data missing from participants (n); height (4), weight (4), IRSD (1), EQ-VAS (3), paracetamol (3), NSAIDs (4), opioids (3), any analgesia (2), smoking status (2)
  3. Abbreviations: BMI body mass index, EQ-VAS EuroQoL visual analogue scale, IRSD index of relative socio-economic disadvantage, NSAIDs non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, SACQ self-administered comorbidity questionnaire, Q1 = lower quartile, Q3 = upper quartile