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Table 1 Baseline descriptive data

From: Rehabilitation for the management of knee osteoarthritis using comprehensive traditional Chinese medicine in community health centers: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Data Content
General data Agent of the person who conducted test, test start date, the patient’s address, name of accompanying family members and the patient’s telephone number
Demographic data of subject Gender, age, nationality, level of education, profession, height and weight
Assessment of knee before test Visual analogue scale (VAS), knee girth, knee’s range of motion (ROM), manual muscle test (MMT), stair-climbing ability, walking distance, comprehensive effect, average daily amount of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs taken, activities of daily living (ADL), quality of life (QOL), safety assessments and economic evaluation
Other Complications, medication use, previous treatment and duration of KOA symptoms