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Table 2 Description of the sociodemographic, clinical, and functional characteristics

From: Functioning in the fibromyalgia syndrome: validity and reliability of the WHODAS 2.0

Variable n % (100)
Sex
 Woman 107 92.27
 Man 3 2.73
Marital status
 Never married 38 34.86
 Currently married 42 38.53
 Separated 9 8.26
 Divorced 15 13.76
 Widower 3 2.75
 Cohabiting 2 1.83
Racea
 White 14 16.86
 Brown 35 42.16
 Negro 30 36.14
 Indigenous 4 4.82
Incomea
 Less than 1 minimum Brazilian wage 15 18.07
 1–2 minimum Brazilian wage 38 45.78
 3–5 minimum Brazilian wage 23 27.72
 More than 5 minimum Brazilian wage 7 8.43
Work activity
 Paid work 24 21.82
 Freelance 13 11.82
 Non-paid work, such as volunteer or charity 2 1.82
 Student 11 10
 Homemaker 14 12.73
 Retired 12 10.91
 Unemployed (health reasons) 21 19.09
 Unemployed (other reasons) 5 4.54
 Other 8 7.27
  Mean Standard deviation
Age 44.66 14.69
How many years spent studying 16.10 8.83
NRSa 6.38 2.56
FIQ 6.73 1.55
BDIa 22.59 10.21
WHODAS 2.0
 Cognition 43.63 20.23
 Mobility 55.73 20.72
 Self-care 27.18 22.67
 Getting along 32.04 23.52
 Life activity 46.70 21.62
 Domestic activity 7.1.54 22.14
 Work activity 60.10 20.56
 Participation 55.00 19.92
 Total 44.97 14.93
SF36
 Physical functioning 36.10 17.70
 Role physical 17.65 21.04
Bodily pain 23.45 20.25
 General health 37.97 23.13
 Vitality 24.93 21.63
 Social functioning 39.95 23.41
 Role emotional 29.37 34.15
 Mental health 49.85 22.02
 Total 32.92 12.53
  1. aValue referring to 83 individuals with FMS. NRS = Numeric Rating Scale; FIQ = Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire; WHODAS = World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule; SF36 = Medical Outcomes Study 36- Item Short-Form Health Survey; BDI = Beck Depression Index