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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in Group One (ID 1–7) and Group Two (ID 8–13)

From: Patient information and emotional needs across the hip osteoarthritis continuum: a qualitative study

ID Age Gender Marital status Children Internet access Internet usage Education level Work status Time with hip-pain Self-reported comorbidity Interview duration (min)
1 85–89 Female Married Yes Yes Never Junior high school Retired 6–7 years Acute back-pain (recent injury) 133
2 80–84 Female Widow Yes No N/A High school Retired 2–3 years Diabetes 68
3 60–64 Male Married Yes Yes Weekly High school Mechanic 8–9 years Hemochromatosis 68
4 70–74 Female Widow Yes Yes Daily High school Retired 6–7 years RA 65
5 75–79 Male Married Yes Yes Daily High school Retired 4–5 years Bilateral Hip OA 61
6 70–74 Female Single No Yes Weekly High school Retired >10 years RA, shoulder OA 69
7 65–69 Male Single No Yes Daily University Retired 4–5 years None 80
8 65–69 Female Married Yes Yes Weekly University Retired 4–5 years Fibromyalgia 60
9 55–59 Female Married Yes Yes Daily Junior high school Shop assistant >10 years Knee OA 70
10 65–69 Male Married Yes Yes Daily University Teacher >10 years Bilateral Hip OA 58
11 65–69 Female Married Yes Yes Daily University Teacher >10 years Fibromyalgia, hand OA 67
12 70–74 Male Married Yes Yes Rarely Junior high school Retired 6–7 years Bilateral Hip OA 46
13 65–69 Male Married Yes Yes Monthly High school Retired >10 years None 51