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Table 2 Characteristics of participants (n = 89)

From: The extent of using mobility assistive devices can partly explain fatigue among persons with late effects of polio – a retrospective registry study in Sweden

Participants n (%)
Gender
 Female 48 (54)
Age (years)
 Range 19–93 years
  19–29 5 (6)
  30–49 12 (13)
  50–69 40 (45)
  70 ≥ 32 (36)
Country of birth
 Nordic countries 65 (73)
 Outside the Nordic countries 24 (27)
Post-polio syndrome (PPS) 88 (99)
Occupation/employment level
 Unemployed 6 (7)
 Working ≤50% 5 (6)
 Working 100% 28 (31)
 Early retirement 7 (8)
 Retired 43 (48)
Use of assistive devices
 No walking devices 59 (66)
 Crutches, cane and/or walker 20 (22)
 Wheelchair occasionally 5 (6)
 Wheelchair 5 (6)