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Table 2 PPTs at the different tender points among women and men between the pain groups: CWP, CRP, NCP. The PPTs were presented as median and interquartile range (IQR)

From: Pressure pain thresholds in individuals with knee pain: a cross-sectional study

PPT median kPa (IQR) Women   Men  
CWP
n = 76
CRP/NCP
n = 109
p-value CWP
n = 23
CRP/NCP
n = 53
p-value
Trapezius bilateral 302 (215–388) 387 (286–502) < 0.001 509 (271–803) 513 (404–688) 0.587
 s rib 224 (157–325) 317 (251–430) < 0.001 478 (271–695) 489 (324–707) 0.734
Lateral epicondyle 254 (204–351) 345 (269–452) < 0.001 412 (286–607) 450 (334–563) 0.923
Knee bilateral 234 (168–318) 325 (234–431) < 0.001 393 (346–647) 467 (344–583) 0.672
Gluteal bilateral 287 (201–400) 398 (269–532) < 0.001 643 (431–847) 619 (497–799) 0.739
  1. CRP chronic regional pain; CWP chronic widespread pain; NCP no chronic pain; PPT pressure pain thresholds