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Table 3 Characteristics of the study population

From: Feasibility of an online and a face-to-face version of a self-management program for young adults with a rheumatic disease: experiences of young adults and peer leaders

  Face to face group (n = 9) Online group (n = 10)
Age, mean (range) 20,7 (17–25) 22,3 (17–25)
Female sex (n) 7 9
Education (n)   
  Lower1 - 1
  Middle2 6 7
  High3 3 2
Diseases   
  JIA4 3 5
  FM5 2 2
  RA6 2 2
  SpA7 1 1
  Immune disease (e.g. MCTD8, SLE9) 1 -
Duration of the disease, years (SD) 6,4 ± 6,2 5 ± 3,7
Treated by pediatrician or rheumatologist (n) 9 10
  1. 1Vocational training, 2Advanced vocational training, 3College/University training, 4Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, 5Fibromyalgia, 6Rheumatoid Arthritis, 7Spondyloathropathy, 8Mixed Connected Tissue Disease, 9Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.