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Table 1 Pain in female patients with fibromyalgia and female population controls: mean scores and 95% confidence intervals

From: Factors explaining variance in perceived pain in women with fibromyalgia

Mc Gill Pain Questionnaire Fibromyalgia N = 42 Controls N = 48 ANOVA F-value Probability p*
Evaluative pain 4.7 (3.8–5.5) 2.5 (1.7–3.2) 15.26 <0.001
Affective pain 19.1 (16.1–22.1) 7.3 (4.3–10.4) 30–73 <0.001
Sensoric pain 38.7 (33.0–44.3) 17.2 (11.8–22.6) 30.50 <0.001
Total pain 62.4 (54.0–70.8) 27.0 (18.4–35.6) 34.61 <0.001