Hours of paid work per week | 25.9 (11.8) |

Absenteeism due to hand OA | |

Any absenteeism, n (%) | 13 (7) |

Hours of absenteeism, if any* (n=13) | 42 (24–54) |

Hours of absenteeism, total group (n=181) | 3 (14) |

Unproductiveness at work due to hand OA | |

Any unproductive hours at work, n (%) | 28 (15) |

Hours of unproductiveness at work, if any* (n=28) | 4 (2–6) |

Hours of unproductiveness, total group (n=181) | 1 (2) |

Overall work productivity loss due to hand OA (=absenteeism and unproductive hours) | |

Any work productivity loss, n (%) | 35 (19) |

Hours of work productivity loss due to hand OA, if any (n=38) | 11 (4–35) |

Hours of unproductiveness due to hand OA, total group (n=181) | 4 (14) |

Activity restrictions at work due to hand OA | |

Any form of paid work restrictions due to hand OA, n (%) | 120 (66) |

Any presenteeism (=hinder or unproductive hours) due to hand OA | 137 (76) |

Hinder score for complaints at work (6–24)* | 7 (6–8) |

Impaired concentration due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 3 (2) |

Needing to slow down work pace due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 17 (9) |

Needing to seclude oneself due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 2 (1) |

Difficulties in making decisions due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 0 (0) |

Inability to complete work due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 2 (1) |

Needing assistance at work due to hand OA (often or always), n (%) | 7 (4) |

Numbers represent mean (SD) unless otherwise specified.

*Median (IQR).

OA, =osteoarthritis.