Table 1

 Personal characteristics, activity limitations, and participation restrictions in 87 women with osteoarthritis.

Values are mean (SD) or n (%).
*100  =  high self efficacy.
†0  =  no problem.
‡1  =  not able to perform/not satisfied at all.
AUSCAN, Australian/Canadian Osteoarthritis Hand Index; COPM, Canadian Occupational Performance Measure.
Personal factors
Age (years)62.7 (5.4)
Disease duration (years)14.5 (6.9)
Comorbidity (present)38 (44%)
Self efficacy function (10–100*)70.8 (18.8)
Osteoarthritis in knees53 (61%)
Osteoarthritis in hips28 (32%)
Marital status/living alone31 (36%)
Employment (yes)30 (35%)
Measures of activity limitations and participation restrictions
AUSCAN function (0–4)†1.80 (0.92)
COPM performance (1–10)‡5.23 (2.45)
COPM satisfaction (1–10)‡4.76 (2.67)