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Table 1 Articles not reporting work-related outcomes in osteoarthritis (excluded after review of full text PDF publications)

From: Work-related outcomes in randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trials in osteoarthritis – are they adequately reported in journal publications? A systematic review

Reference Reason for exclusion
Hand osteoarthritis
 Barthel 2010 [32] Impact of hand OA mentioned in ‘Discussion’ section, but no work-related outcome was reported
 Nieman 2013 [33] Work disability and inability to work due to knee OA were mentioned in ‘Background’ section, but no work-related outcome was reported
 Pope 2004 [34] Though job status (% working full time, part-time, retired, homemaker) was reported, no work-related outcomes were reported
 Richmond 2013 [35] Number of patients in paid employment reported as part of subjects’ baseline characteristics, but no work-related outcome was reported
 Taibi 2009 [36] Number of patients working mentioned as a part of patients’ baseline characteristics but no work-related outcome measure was reported
Hip osteoarthritis
 Cheras 2010 [37] ‘Work disability’ mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section but no work-related outcome measure was reported for study subjects
 Ernst 2003 [38] Systematic review
 Florete 2008 [39] ‘Leading cause of disability; ‘cost’ estimated as ‘lost productive work time’; mentioned as effects of OA in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported for study subjects
 Gana 2006 [40] ‘Leading cause of disability; ‘cost’ estimated as ‘lost productive work time’; mentioned as effects of OA in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported for study subjects
 Jabbari 2011 [41] Review article
 Lambert 2007 [42] No work-related outcome measure was reported
 Maheu 1998 [43] ‘Number or percent of patients’ included in the study and still working was mentioned as a baseline characteristic but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Moskowitz 2003 [44] Study was a pooled analysis and not a randomized controlled trial
 Plosker 2011 [45] Review article
 Pope 2004 [34] Though job status (% working full time, part-time, retired, homemaker) was mentioned as subjects’ baseline characteristics, no work-related outcome was reported separately
 Rozendaal 2005 [46] Randomized controlled trial study protocol design
 Turan 2014 [47] Loss of labor force mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section only, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Willich 2010 [48] Employment status (full/part-time) mentioned as part of patients’ baseline characteristic, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
Knee osteoarthritis
 Alfredo 2011 [49] Absenteeism due to OA was mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Auw Yang 2008 [50] Cost due to loss of productivity at work mentioned in ‘Discussion’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Babul 2004 [51] Lost work days due to OA mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Brown 2013 [52] Review article
 Burch 2007 [53] Cost due to lost productive work time mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Cheras 2010 [37] Costs associated with OA and work disability mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Cibere 2005 [54] Work disability and costs associated with knee OA mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Florete 2008 [39] ‘Leading cause of disability’; ‘cost’ estimated as ‘lost productive work time’; mentioned as effects of OA in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Frakes 2011 [55] Normal work mentioned as a part of secondary assessment questionnaire due to pain, but no work-related outcome measure was reported separately
 Gana 2006 [40] ‘Leading cause of disability’; ‘cost’ estimated as ‘lost productive work time’; mentioned as effects of OA in ‘Introduction’ section, but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Hsieh 2012 [56] Work status mentioned as a baseline characteristic but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Hsieh 2012 [57] Work status mentioned as a baseline characteristic but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Hsieh 2012 [58] Work status mentioned as a baseline characteristic but no work-related outcome measure was reported
 Ilan 2004 [59] Delay in return to work mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section and not reported elsewhere
 Jia 2016 [60] ‘Patients maintaining their work activities’ was mentioned in the ‘Discussion’ session, but no outcome measure was reported
 Kannus 1992 [61] Ability to work mentioned as part of assessment of pain due to OA, but no outcome measure was reported
 Maheu 1998 [43] ‘Number or percent of patients’ included in the study and still working was mentioned, but no outcome measure was reported
 Magrans-Courtney 2011 [62] Ability to work mentioned as part of assessment of pain due to OA, but no outcome measure was reported
 Mata 2015 [63] ‘Reduced participation in work’ mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no outcome measure was reported
 Möller 2010 [64] Work mentioned as part of patients’ assessment tool, but no outcome measure was reported
 Mazzuca 2004 [65] Employment status mentioned as a part of patients’ baseline characteristics, but no outcome measure was reported
 Pavelka 1995 [66] Employment status mentioned as a part of patients’ baseline characteristics, but no outcome measure was reported
 Pincus 2001 [67] Employment status mentioned as a part of patients’ baseline characteristics, but no outcome measure was reported
 Pope 2004 [34] Though job status (% of patients working full time, part-time, retired, homemaker) was mentioned as subjects’ baseline characteristics, no work-related outcome was reported
 Sanghi 2013 [68] Disability leading to work loss mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no outcome measure was reported
 Schauss 2012 [69] Inability to work mentioned in the ‘Methods’ section, but no outcome measure was reported
 Segal 2001 [70] ‘Hampers work’ mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section, but no outcome measure was reported
 Sihvonen 2013 [71] Work mentioned as part of patients’ baseline characteristics, but no outcome measure was reported
 Singer 2011 [72] ‘Work activities’ mentioned as part of questionnaire to assess quality of life, but no outcome measure was reported
 Taverner 2010 [73] ‘Usual work’ mentioned as part of outcome measurement tool, but no outcome measure was reported separately
 van der Weegen 2015 [74] Effect of OA pain on work was mentioned in ‘Introduction’ section; work activities mentioned as part of assessment tool, but no outcome measure was reported separately
 Zhao 1999 [75] Work mentioned as part of quality of life assessment tool, but no outcome measure was reported separately