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Table 2 Baseline economic characteristics

From: The feasibility and acceptability of an early intervention in primary care to prevent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in adults: randomised controlled trial

Baseline economic characteristics of the randomised populationTreatment group
Control (n = 16)Intervention (n = 28)
EQ5D-5L
 Median EQ5D-5L (25th, 75th centiles)0.710 (0.581, 0.790)0.716 (0.491, 0.811)
WPAI: GH 1
 Number in paid work (%)13 (81)18 (64)
 Median hours missed from work due to health problems in the past 7 days (25th, 75th centiles)*0.0 (0.0, 4.0)0.0 (0.0, 2.0)
 Median hours missed from work due to other reasons in the past 7 days (25th, 75th centiles)*0.0 (0.0, 7.5)1.0 (0.0, 15.0)
 Median hours worked in the past 7 days (25th, 75th centiles)*30.0 (10.0, 40.0)24.5 (16.0, 38.0)
 Median health problems affected productivity while working in the past seven days (25th, 75th centiles)**4.0 (3.0, 7.0)4.0 (2.0, 6.0)
 Median health problems affected productivity other than working in the past seven days (25th, 75th centiles)6.0 (5.0, 8.0), n= 155.5 (3.5, 8.0)
  1. *Only answered by those patients who are currently in paid work (13 in the control group, 18 in the intervention group)
  2. **Only answered by those patients who are currently in paid work and worked more than 0 h in the past 7 days (11 in the control group, 17 in the intervention group).