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Table 1 Demographic and disease information of postal survey sample (n = 52)

From: Psoriatic Arthritis Quality of Life Questionnaire: translation, cultural adaptation and validation into Brazilian Portuguese language

Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 54.7 (11.8)
 Range 24.5–78.6
Gender (%)
 Male 17 (32.7)
 Female 35 (67.3)
Marital Status (%)
 Married/Living as Married 31 (59.6)
 Divorced 4 (7.7)
 Widowed 4 (7.7)
 Single 13 (25.0)
Work Status (%)
 Full-time 10 (19.2)
 Part-time 4 (7.7)
 Retired 14 (26.9)
 Long term sick leave 10 (19.2)
 Homemaker 7 (13.5)
 Unemployed 7 (13.5)
Perceived disease severity (%)
 Mild 16 (30.8)
 Moderate 19 (36.5)
 Quite Severe 14 (26.9)
 Very Severe 3 (5.8)
Perceived general health (%)
 Excellent 2 (3.8)
 Good 14 (26.9)
 Fair 30 (57.7)
 Poor 6 (11.5)
Flare (%)
 Yes 14 (26.9)
 No 38 (73.1)
Disease Duration (years)
 Mean (SD) 8.9 (6.6)
 Range 0.5–30
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