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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics at baseline

From: A randomised feasibility trial comparing needle fasciotomy with limited fasciectomy treatment for Dupuytren’s contractures

 Needle fasciotomy
(n = 38)
Limited fasciectomy
(n = 33)
Age (years)
 Mean[SD]66.9 [7.1]64.4 [7.8]
Gender  
 Male27 (71%)27 (82%)
 Female11 (29%)6 (18%)
Ethnicity
 White38 (100%)33 (100%)
Right or left handed
 Right30 (79%)27 (82%)
 Left8 (21%)5 (15%)
 Missing0 (0%)1 (3%)
Study hand
 Right19 (50%)22 (67%)
 Left19 (50%)11 (33%)
Dominant hand affected17 (45%)18 (54%)
Study finger
 Index00
 Little20 (53%)21 (64%)
 Middle5 (13%)4 (12%)
 Ring13 (34%)8 (24%)
Joints affected on study finger
 MCP joint only12 (32%)10 (30%)
 PIP joint only12 (32%)10 (30%)
 MCP and PIP joints14 (37%)13 (39%)
Grip strength for trial hand (kgf), mean[SD]28.2 [12.3]30 [11.1]
Grip strength for non-trial hand (kgf), mean[SD]30.5 [10.9]32.6 [10]
Extension angular measurement (degrees), mean [SD]  
 MCP joint43.4 [19]47.3 [19.9]
 PIP joint45.4 [17.1]44.8 [20.4]
 DIP joint25.4 [25.3]34.3 [18.2]
DASH score, mean[SD]20.3 [19.4]20.9 [15.3]
PEM score, mean[SD]27.2 [13.8]29.8 [12.3]
URAM score, mean[SD]19.5 [11]21.3 [11.6]
MYMOP profile score, mean[SD]3.1 [1.1]3.3 [1.3]
EQ-5D-5 L score, mean[SD]0.808 [0.200]0.813 [0.175]
  1. All data are N (%)’s unless specified
  2. SD Standard deviation