Table 3.

Characteristics of the Disability Trajectories and Results of Univariate Multinomial Regression Analysisa

  • a OR=odds ratio; CI=confidence interval; NRS=numeric rating scale; SF-12 MCS=12-Item Short-Form Health Survey Mental Component Scale; SF-12 PCS=12-Item Short-Form Health Survey Physical Component Scale; DASH=Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire; 4DSQ=Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire; TSK=Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia; CSQ-catastrophizing=Coping Strategy Questionnaire catastrophizing subscale; SSQ=Social Support Questionnaire. See Method section of text for measures that were utilized. Fast recovery group is reference group for multinomial regression analysis. Cutoff points for dichotomous variables are defined by median score of the total population.

  • b 1 missing questionnaire.

  • c 2 missing questionnaires.

  • d In 12 cases with complaints at multiple locations without most painful location, neck-shoulder-forearm was chosen if present; otherwise, hand-wrist was chosen.

  • e 4 missing questionnaires.

  • f 5 missing questionnaires.

  • g 22 missing questionnaires.