Pain Research and Treatment / 2014 / Article / Tab 9

Research Article

Clinical Characteristics, Patient-Reported Outcomes, and Previous Therapeutic Management of Patients with Uncontrolled Neuropathic Pain Referred to Pain Clinics

Table 9

Disability (WHO-DAS II) by specialty.

CharacteristicOverall Primary care Traumatology Neurology Neurosurgery Rehabilitation Rheumatology Other surgeries Other specialties

WHO-DAS II H1-H5
 Overall health (Bad/very bad), %48.944.949.652.756.645.753.536.451.0
 Interference with life  (Severe/extreme), %45.336.349.351.047.044.150.031.546.8
 Duration of difficulties (days),  mean ± SD
 Days totally unable to carry out   usual activities/work, mean ± SD
 Days cutting back or reducing   usual activities/work
WHO-DAS II dimensions, mean ± SD
 Understanding and  communicating
 Getting around
 Self-care
 Getting along with people
 Life activities, household
 Life activities, work
 Participation in society

SD: standard deviation; WHO-DAS II: World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule II.

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