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Table 1 Characteristics of all the responders and the two largest subgroups who completed the DASH before and after surgery, and the patients who did not respond after surgery (dropouts)

From: The disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) outcome questionnaire: longitudinal construct validity and measuring self-rated health change after surgery

  All responders Arthroscopic acromioplasty Carpal tunnel release Dropouts
  n = 109 n = 25 n = 19 n = 9
Women (n) 63 12 17 3
Men (n) 46 13 2 6
Age: mean (range) years 52 (18–83) 54 (37–71) 52 (30–83) 56 (24–76)
Followup: mean (range) months 12 (6–21) 13 (9–21) 9 (6–11) -