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Table 3 PPTs in the different tender points among women and men with VFA over and under 100. 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  
VFA > 100
n = 107
VFA ≤ 100
n = 89
p-value VFA > 100
n = 35
VFA ≤ 100
n = 44
p-value
Trapezius bilateral 348 (244–488) 342 (241–451) 0.710 527 (361–673) 482 (375–784) 0.824
 s rib 262 (176–361) 299 (243–396) 0.007 459 (300–690) 493 (329–753) 0.456
Lateral epicondyle 311 (218–406) 305 (228–398) 0.922 393 (274–615) 453 (349–568) 0.295
Knee bilateral 256 (187–344) 307 (222–426) 0.002 383 (324–551) 518 (373–682) 0.034
Gluteal bilateral 325 (225–485) 370 (259–500) 0.159 594 (432–764) 655 (442–840) 0.430
  1. VFA visceral fat area; PPT pressure pain thresholds