Table 2

Association of abuse history with clinical variables

No abuseSevere abuseStatistical test (p value)
Values are mean (SD)).
VAS, visual analogue scale.
Pain from diary (14 day average VAS)38.60 (20.11)41.32 (22.46)F (1, 153) = 0.70 (p = 0.403)
Current pain (VAS)24.16 (24.04)25.16 (21.74)F (1, 119) = 0.06 (p = 0.807)
Pain for last 24 hours (5 point ordinal rating)1.44 (0.78)1.51 (0.77)F (1, 119) = 0.62 (p = 0.432)
Anxiety prior to the procedure (VAS)41.17 (24.03)41.61 (24.03)F (1, 118) = 0.64 (p = 0.800)