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Table 4 Stability estimates for CPM within and between sessions stratified by sex for clinical and healthy cohorts

From: Stability of conditioned pain modulation in two musculoskeletal pain models: investigating the influence of shoulder pain intensity and gender

   Females Males
  Clinical cohort ICC’s for the absolute difference (95% CI) ICC’s for the percent change (95% CI) SEM* MDC* ICC’s for the absolute difference (95% CI) ICC’s for the percent change (95% CI) SEM* MDC*
Within session CPM trial 1-CPM trial 2 (baseline) 0.63 (0.33-0.80) 0.57 (0.19-0.78) 5.83 16.16 0.49 (0.21-0.67) 0.39 (0.05-0.61) 7.33 20.32
CPM trial 1-CPM trial 2 (3 months) 0.75 (0.43-0.89) 0.73 (0.36-0.89) 4.25 11.78 0.58 (0.32-0.73) 0.41 (-0.03-0.66) 6.50 18.02
  Healthy cohort
Within session CPM trial 1-CPM trial 2 (day 1) 0.60 (0.42-0.72) 0.55 (0.34-0.69) 7.45 20.65 0.79 (0.67-0.87) 0.66 (0.45-0.79) 4.26 11.81
CPM trial 1-CPM trial 2 (day 3) 0.71 (0.57-0.80) 0.61 (0.42-0.74) 7.28 20.18 0.74 (0.58-0.84) 0.52 (0.22-0.71) 4.40 12.20
CPM trial 1-CPM trial 2 (day 5) 0.64 (0.47-0.75) 0.74 (0.61-0.82) 7.49 20.76 0.83 (0.73-0.89) 0.48 (0.13-0.68) 4.21 11.66
Between session CPM trial 1 (day1)-CPM trial 1 (day3)-CPM trial 1 (day5) 0.65 (0.51-0.75) 0.62 (0.47-0.73) 7.93 21.98 0.82 (0.73-0.88) 0.60 (0.40-0.75) 4.64 12.86
  CPM trial 2 (day1)-CPM trial 2 (day3)-CPM trial 2 (day5) 0.63 (0.49-0.74) 0.61 (0.46-0.73) 7.15 19.82 0.82 (0.74-0.88) 0.58 (0.35-0.74) 3.32 9.20
  1. *SEM and MDC were calculated using ICC’s for the absolute difference of CPM.