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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of sample (n = 222).

From: The hidden cost of chronic fatigue to patients and their families

Characteristic N (%)
Male 48 (21.6)
Lives alone 41 (18.5)
Has dependants 73 (32.9)
Physical attribution of chronic fatigue 126 (56.8)
  Mean (sd)
Age (years) 39.8 (13.8)
Duration of fatigue (months) 52.9 (69.5)
Depression scorea (0-21) 7.8 (3.8)
Anxiety scorea (0-21) 9.2 (4.3)
Fatigue casenessb (0-11) 9.1 (2.0)
Fatigue scoreb (0-33) 24.6 (4.7)
Work and Social Adjustment Scale (0-32) 18.2 (7.8)
  1. a; Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) scale. b; Chalder Fatigue Questionnaire