Table 2

Distribution of potential confounders by 1-year exposure levels (intensity*duration) shown for wrist angular velocity. Numbers (N) and point prevalences (%) at end of follow-up (2014)*

Angular velocity,
°/s
Sex>0−<20 percentile
0.01≤−6.09*
20≤−40
percentile
6.09≤−7.28*
40≤−60
percentile
7.28≤−11.1*
60≤−80
percentile
11.1≤−14.5*
80≤−≤100
percentile
14.5≤−≤37.7*
Confounders
 Sex, NTotal24 20053 03951 52744 26546 043
Men18 55511 45520 71831 48023 189
Women564541 58430 80912 78522 854
 Age, mean (SD)Total42 (14)44 (12)42 (12)41 (13)39 (15)
 Wrist-near fracture, %Total10.67.49.312.09.7
 Hypothyroidism, %Total1.01.31.11.01.0
 Rheumatoid arthritis, %Total1.01.01.01.0<1.0
 Diabetes mellitus, %Total2.72.01.61.51.6
 Obesity, %Total3.86.06.14.03.7
  • *Quintile limits for angular velocity.

  • CTS, carpal tunnel syndrome.