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Table 1 Demographic and disease characteristics of 650 patients with SSc

From: Room for improvement in non-pharmacological systemic sclerosis care? — a cross-sectional online survey of 650 patients

Characteristics
Female, N (%)486 (74,8)
Age, years; mean (SD), range59.4 (11.4), 18–87
Education level, N (%)
 0–12 years443 (68.2)
 > 12 years207 (31.8)
Living alone, N (%)117 (18.0)
Paid employment (%)245 (37.7)
Disease subtype (%)
 Limited227 (34.9)
 Diffuse132 (20.3)
 Subtype unknown291 (44.8)
Disease duration, years; N (SD), rangea8.2 (8.0), 0–51
Mean time between onset and diagnosis, years; N (SD)a4.3 (6.9)
 Women4.8 (5.1)
 Men2.5 (7.3)
  1. aDue to missing values, N = 646