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Table 1 Participant characteristics at baseline

From: The effect of mobile-app-based instruction on the physical function of female patients with knee osteoarthritis: a parallel randomized controlled trial

Variable Total (n = 60) Intervention group (n = 31) Comparison group (n = 29)
Age, mean (SD) 58.17 (7.55) 57.84 (8.63) 58.52 (6.33)
BMI, mean (SD) 27.31 (3.98) 27.97 (4.44) 26.62 (3.37)
History of addiction, No. (%) 32 (53.3) 19 (61.3) 13 (44.8)
Job, No. (%)    
 Housekeeper 51 (85) 26 (83.9) 25 (86.2)
 Employee 7 (11.7) 4 (12.9) 3 (10.3)
Free job 2 (3.3) 1 (3.2) 1 (3.4)
Type of comorbidity, No. (%)    
 No 12 (20) 7 (22.6) 5 (17.2)
 HLP 9 (15) 1 (3.2) 8 (27.6)
 HTN 21 (35) 12 (38.7) 9 (31)
 ASTHMA 4 (6.7) 3 (9.7) 1 (3.4)
 C.P 1 (1.7) 1 (3.2)
 Lumber pain 13 (21.7) 7 (22.6) 6 (20.7)
Duration of catch    
 1–3 years 2 (3.33) 2 (6.5)
 3–6 years 7 (11.7) 4 (12.9) 3 (10.3)
 6–10 years 49 (81.6) 25 (80.6) 24 (82.8)
 10–15 years 2 (3.33) 2 (6.9)
Education, No. (%)    
 Illiterate 45 (75) 22 (71) 23 (79.3)
 Diploma 11 (18.3) 6 (19.4) 5 (17.2)
 Associate Degree 4 (6.7) 3 (9.7) 1 (3.4)
 Married, No. (%) 60 (100) 31 (100) 29 (100)