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Table 2 Patient characteristics according to sex and genotype

From: Subjective health complaints in patients with lumbar radicular pain and disc herniation are associated with a sex - OPRM1 A118G polymorphism interaction: a prospective 1-year observational study

  OPRM1 AA genotype OPRM1*G genotype
  Men Women Men Women
N 36 59 14 9
Age 42.9 (10.3) 39.6 (9.5) 42.4 (10.8) 43.2 (8.9)
SHC baseline 14.67 (9.63) 13.29 (8.55) 10.10 (9.38) 16.22 (8.67)
SHC 1 year 13.61 (12.50) 12.73 (10.02) 6.97 (6.01) 18.88 (12.23)
Pain baseline 6.07 (2.68) 5.66 (2.66) 5.68 (3.14) 5.17 (2.50)
Pain 1 year 3.84 (3.12) 3.12 (2.90) 1.53 (2.65) 5.41 (2.32)
Duration (weeks) 22.6 (18.9) 33.3 (30.9) 17.5 (14.5) 40.7 (37.8)
Smoker 50% 27% 36% 44%
Surgery 44% 37% 36% 33%
  1. Values presented as means with standard deviation (SD).