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Table 6 Correlations between sociodemographic and disease characteristics with "pain and disability"

From: Osteoarthritis: quality of life, comorbidities, medication and health service utilization assessed in a large sample of primary care patients

  Spearman's' rho p
Sociodemographics
Age 0.052 0.129
Marital status -0.069 0.028
Gender 0.096 0.002
Education -0.076 0.016
IPAQ sum score -0.033 0.346
BMI 0.157 <0.001
Health service utilization
GP contacts 0.251 <0.001
Visits to Orthopedics 0.238 <0.001
Visits to healers 0.007 0.831
Amount of performed X-rays 0.254 <0.001
Physiotherapy 0.207 <0.001
Amount of prescriptions 0.178 <0.001
Disease characteristics
Duration of OA 0.269 <0.001
Amount of comorbidities 0.221 <0.001
PHQ-9 sum score 0.475 <0.001
Quality of life/AIMS2-Sf scales
Upper body 0.398 0.001
Affect 0.472 0.001
Social 0.212 <0.001
Work -0.018 0.569