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Table 1 Sample characteristics and patient-reported outcomes data for all patients at intake (n = 360)

From: Can Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System® (PROMIS) measures accurately enhance understanding of acceptable symptoms and functioning in primary care?

Characteristic / outcome variable Value
Age, years
 mean (SD) 66.9 (17.0)
 range 20–97
Female, n (%) 188 (52.2)
BMI
 mean (SD) 31.1 (9.2)
 range 14.0–70.9
Primary diagnosis category, n (%)
 metabolic /endocrine 75 (20.8)
 circulatory 67 (18.6)
 musculoskeletal 63 (17.5)
 integumentary 19 (5.3)
# Comorbidities
 mean (SD) 5.5 (2.7)
 range 0–13
Patient Acceptable Symptom State Yes, n (%) 208 (57.8)
PROMIS measure T-scores
 Physical Function
  mean (SD) 43.0 (9.4)
  range 20.0–73.3
  ½ SD worsea, n (%) 211 (58.6)
 Self-Efficacy for Managing Symptoms
  mean (SD) 45.9 (7.8)
  range 26.5–68.7
 ½ SD worsea, n (%) 175 (48.6)
 Pain Interference
  mean (SD) 56.3 (8.7)
  range 38.7–76.4
  ½ SD worsea, n (%) 204 (56.7)
 Fatigue
   mean (SD) 54.4 (9.2)
  range 24.3–76.0
  ½ SD worsea, n (%) 177 (49.2)
 Depression
  mean (SD) 51.5 (9.1)
  range 34.2–78.1
  ½ SD worsea, n (%) 124 (34.4)
 Multiple PROMIS measures ½ SD worseb, n (%)
  2 measures 44 (12.2)
  3 measures 50 (13.9)
  4 measures 55 (15.3)
  all 5 measures 76 (21.1)
  1. Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index, PROMIS Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System
  2. aNumber of patients with T-scores at least ½ SD below mean 50 on that measure
  3. bNumber of patients at least ½ SD below mean 50 on multiple measures