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Table 5 Pearson’s correlations of the Postural Awareness Scale (PAS) with clinical measures of pain and mood for the total sample and for the subgroup of patients with spinal or shoulder pain. Asterisks indicate significant correlations

From: Postural awareness and its relation to pain: validation of an innovative instrument measuring awareness of body posture in patients with chronic pain

  Pain Intensity Pain Perception Scale Pain Duration Pain Disability Index Beck Depression Inventory Perceived Stress Scale
   Affective pain Sensory pain     
Total sample
 PAS total −0.14* −0.08 −0.02 0.06 −0.12* −0.23* −0.29*
Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness −0.14* − 0.05 0.01 0.06 −0.13* − 0.14* − 0.24*
Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness − 0.09* − 0.08 − 0.05 0.04 − 0.07 −0.23* − 0.23*
Spinal/shoulder pain
 PAS total −0.16* −0.04 − 0.02 0.04 − 0.21* −0.12 − 0.23*
Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness −0.19* − 0.07 0.06 − 0.03 −0.22* − 0.07 −0.19*
Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness −0.08 −0.00 0.01 0.01 −0.13 −0.13 − 0.20*
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