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Table 3 Pain and mental status ratings on Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and HRQoL according to SF-36 in relation to haplotype. No significant differences between the haplotype groups

From: COMT genotype and non-recovery after a whiplash injury in a Northern European population

  LPS APS HPS Total
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
VAS pain
 Before 10.85 14,67 13.16 17.73 6.55 6.55 12.26 16.68
 After 48.00 31.21 53.94 31.46 51.82 32.66 52.87 31.35
 At 12 months 26.59 29.36 24.83 28.57 25.20 27.09 25.14 28.32
VAS mental health
 Before 20.40 30.39 11.40 17.11 15.82 19.82 13.13 19.96
 After 41.35 33.47 38.19 32.96 32.18 31.47 38.17 32.74
 At 12 months 17.12 22.63 16.10 27.73 16.40 21.99 16.28 26.34
SF-36 physical score
 Before 89.74 12.34 87.59 15.74 88.18 13.41 87.97 14.98
 At 12 months 71.13 27.20 72.54 28.86 73.53 25.84 72.40 28.01
SF-36 mental score
 Before 88.12 12.68 85.47 14.46 90.69 3.22 86.32 13.64
 At 12 months 73.75 29.58 72.92 26.43 69.83 19.08 72.70 26.00