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Table 1 Individual characteristics of the 28 PsA patients included in the study

From: The effects of cultural background on patient-perceived impact of psoriatic arthritis - a qualitative study conducted in Brazil and France

Nationality Higher education/ post secondary school Disease duration since diagnosis (in years) Disease duration since beginning of symptoms (in years) Occupation Patient global VAS Patient skin VAS Patient Pain VAS HAQ Current or previous biological therapy Current BSA affected by psoriasis ≥10% Joint deformity
BR No 7 14 Retired due to disability 83 46 68 2.500 Yes No No
BR No 11 13 Manager 79 48 76 1.625 Yes No No
BR No 12 30 Retired due to disability 74 43 62 0.500 Yes Yes Yes
BR No 10 14 Retired 41 6 24 0.750 No No Yes
BR No 19 19 Retired 55 12 70 2.250 No No No
BR No 3 16 Locksmith 58 46 78 1.750 No Yes No
BR No 5 5 Retired 80 13 77 2.875 No No Yes
BR No 27 27 Retired due to disability 70 50 63 1.625 No No Yes
BR No 0.2 0.9 Housework 65 84 60 1.500 No No No
BR No 0.1 0.7 Housework 92 81 78 2.125 No No No
BR No 0.08 1 Tourism worker 20 27 10 1.125 No No No
BR No 19 20 Retired due to disability 7 0 82 0.125 No No Yes
BR No 20 24 Housework 26 2 3 1.750 Yes No Yes
BR No 33 47 Retired due to disability 57 11 11 0.500 Yes Yes Yes
BR No 6 16 Housework 86 47 56 1.625 No No Yes
FR No 10 11 Photographer 4 58 87 1.875 No No Yes
FR Yes 1 1 Retired 19 11 3 0.000 No No No
FR Yes 0.25 3 Building worker 60 25 2 1.625 No No No
FR No 8 9 Manager 12 30 60 1.000 Yes No No
FR No 10 20 Manager 42 0 29 0.250 No No No
FR No 19 20 Retired 66 10 37 0.375 No No No
FR No 5 7 Student 35 0 43 0.375 Yes No No
FR No 11 14 Salesman 65 0 36 0.250 No No No
FR No 14 22 Retired 45 27 66 0.500 No No Yes
FR Yes 1 17 Architect 54 25 35 0.750 No No No
FR Yes 20 20 Engineer 0 24 54 0.375 No No Yes
FR Yes 15 29 Engineer 43 0 0 0.000 No No No
FR No 15 16 Retired 86 0 40 1.625 Yes No Yes
  1. BR Brazil, FR France, VAS Visual analogue scale, HAQ Health assessment questionnaire, BSA Body surface area