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Table 7 Sensitivity to change: values of the Postural Awareness Scale (PAS) and pain intensity (visual analog scale) (mean ± standard deviation) before and after participation in the mind-body group program. (p values for within-group pre-post changes by t-tests for dependent samples)

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

  Week 0 (n = 202) Week 10 (n = 168) P
PAS total 40.9 ± 11.6 46.0 ± 11.4 < 0.001
Ease/Familiarity with Postural Awareness 22.3 ± 6.9 25.7 ± 6.9 < 0.001
Need for Attention Regulation with Postural Awareness 18.6 ± 7.0 20.3 ± 7.1 0.003
Pain intensity 54.5 ± 19.9 35.5 ± 20.5 < 0.001
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