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Table 1 Sensory and affective Pain-O-Meter Words [27]

From: Younger age is associated with greater pain expression among patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis scheduled for a joint arthroplasty

Sensory words [intensity value] Affective words [intensity value]
A Cutting [5] M Irritating [2]
B Grinding [2] N Frightening [4]
C Pricking [1] O Troublesome [3]
D Squeezing [2] P Suffocating [5]
E Cramping [4] Q Killing [5]
F Tearing [5] R Unbearable [4]
G Aching [3] S Terrible [5]
H Smarting [2] T Tiring [3]
I Burning [4] U Worrying [1]
J Sore [1] V Excruciating [5]
K Gnawing [3] W Torturing [5]
L Pressing [4]