Table 2

Work related questionnaire items

Subjects responded to each question by circling a number on a 1–10 scale.
During the past week, how severe was your pain:
  1. At its worst?

  2. Working with your hands below shoulder level?

  3. Working with your hands at or above shoulder level?

  4. Working with your arms fully overhead?

  5. Lifting an object or tool weighing 5–10 pounds overhead?

  6. Lifting an object weighing more than 10 pounds overhead?

  7. During the past week, how much difficulty did you have:

  8. Working with your hands below shoulder level?

  9. Working with your hands at or above shoulder level?

  10. Lifting an object weighing 5–10 pounds overhead?

  11. Lifting an object weighing more than 10 pounds overhead?