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Table 3 Correlations between pain intensity, stress ratings and trapezius muscle activity (EMGtrap) for the MYA group.

From: Physiological responses to low-force work and psychosocial stress in women with chronic trapezius myalgia

  Stress and PAINdomp p-value EMGtrap and PAINdomp p-value EMGtrap and Stress p-value
Baseline 0.05 >.3 0.25 >.3 0.45 0.061
Work 1 -0.07 >.3 0.32 0.199 -0.21 >.3
Work 2 0.26 >.3 0.10 >.3 -0.26 0.288
Work 3 0.52 0.028 0.14 >.3 -0.13 >.3
Work 4 0.16 >.3 0.24 >.3 0.06 >.3
Work 5 0.35 0.151 0.28 0.289 -0.37 0.157
TSST 0.27 0.275 0.37 0.241 0.48 0.113
Recovery 1 0.63 0.006 0.54 0.048 0.26 >.3
Recovery 2 0.57 0.014 0.53 0.052 0.38 0.184
Recovery 3 0.54 0.020 0.54 0.037 0.41 0.126
Recovery 4 0.10 >.3 0.18 >.3 0.62 0.019