Table 2: Baseline health-related characteristics of participants ( ).

CharacteristicMean (SD) or %

SEPA ( )2.6 (0.85)
Range1.0–4.4
OEE ( )4.1 (0.74)
Range1.0–5.0
RASE ( )105.8 (12.6)
Range63.0–140.0
Type of arthritis ( )
 Osteoarthritis54.6
 Rheumatoid arthritis24.6
 Fibromyalgia8.5
Duration of arthritis (years) ( )12.7 (12.1)
Range1 month–62 years
Pain VAS ( )47.9 (25.7)
Range0.0–100.0
Stiffness VAS ( )47.2 (30.6)
Range0.0–100.0
Fatigue VAS ( )42.0 (27.0)
Range0.0–100.0
HAQ ( )0.99 (0.62)
Range0.0–2.5
Baseline PASE ( )92.8 (57.1)
Range0.0–300.3
3-month PASE ( )73.6 (53.4)
Range0.0–280.5

Note. PACE: People with Arthritis Can Exercise program. SEPA: Self-Efficacy for Physical Activity scale. OEE: Outcome Expectations for Exercise scale. RASE: Rheumatoid Arthritis Self-Efficacy scale. VAS: Visual Analog Scale. HAQ: Health Assessment Questionnaire. PASE: Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly.