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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients

From: Validation of the simplified Chinese (Mainland) version of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand questionnaire (DASH-CHNPLAGH)

  Number of patients (%)
Sex    157 female (52.33)
Injured side Left (%)   129 (43.00)
Right (%)   153 (51.00)
Bilateral (%)   18 (6.00)
Affected regions Hand   44 (14.67)
Wrist   86 (28.67)
Forearm   23 (7.67)
Elbow   61 (20.33)
Brachium   7 (2.33)
Shoulder   67 (32.33)
Diagnoses Soft tissue injuries   45 (15.00)
Frozen shoulder 17 (5.67)
Sprain 10 (3.33)
Tendinitis 7 (2.33)
Trigger finger 5 (1.67)
Cut tendon 6 (2.00)
Fractures   210 (70.00)
Hand fracture 35 (11.67)
Wrist fracture 78 (26.00)
Elbow fracture 54 (18.00)
Shoulder fracture 43 (14.33)
Nerve injury   26 (8.67)
Brachial plexus 4 (1.33)
Median nerve 7 (2.33)
Ulnar nerve 6 (2.00)
Radial nerve 9 (3.00)
Multiple regions   11 (3.67)
Dislocation   8 (2.67)