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Table 3 Improvement in answers to work-related questions according to pain improvement

From: Interference with work in fibromyalgia - effect of treatment with pregabalin and relation to pain response

Pain improvement FIQ (days of work missed) FIQ (interference with work) SF-36 (interference with work) SDS (interference with work) MAF (interference with work)
50% 52 47 33 62 57
30 - <50% 47 36 23 42 35
15 - <30% 28 16 16 28 28
0 - <15% 12 10 8.2 12 0.95
<0% -1.0 2.8 1.8 -6.9 -10
  1. Percent improvement in answers to work-related questions over the duration of the trials; patients were categorised by pain improvement (based on the 0-10 numerical pain rating scale comparing trial beginning and end); FIQ - Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire, SF-36 - Short Form 36 Health Survey, SDS - Sheehan Disability Scale, MAF - Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue.