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Table 9 Means and mean rank sums for the domain on pain—Comparison between ICU survivors and controls at the time of completing the questionnaire

From: Long-term health-related quality of life and burden of disease after intensive care: development of a patient-reported outcome measure

  Issues Mean Mean rank sum p-value
ICU
Survivors
Controls ICU
Survivors
Controls
Pain1 Headaches 1.85 1.73 288.44 281.10 0.585
Pain2 Finding normal touch bothersome 1.32 1.11 295.22 263.18 0.000
Pain3 General body pain 2.15 1.72 297.42 252.66 0.001
Pain4 Shoulder pain 2.29 1.92 296.63 263.25 0.014
Pain5 Arm pain 1.78 1.52 291.89 271.15 0.083
Pain6 Hand pain 1.67 1.40 294.48 267.39 0.017
Pain7 Back pain 2.57 2.16 295.79 264.91 0.027
Pain8 Chest pain 1.56 1.23 300.36 254.37 0.000
Pain9 Abdominal pain 1.74 1.36 299.65 254.35 0.000
Pain10 Leg pain 2.27 1.68 303.53 248.04 0.000
Pain11 Foot pain 2.09 1.48 304.52 246.06 0.000
Pain12 Pain stopping planned activity 2.12 1.46 309.61 240.04 0.000
Pain13 Painkillers to manage ADL 2.11 1.57 298.77 260.60 0.002
Pain14 Painkillers for sufficient sleep 1.88 1.32 302.72 251.32 0.000
Pain15 Pain makes going to sleep difficult 2.03 1.45 302.65 249.80 0.000
Pain16 Woken by pain 1.90 1.51 297.88 259.31 0.002
Pain17 Pain affecting QoL 2.74 1.98 257.81 182.52 0.000
Pain18 Worrying about pain 2.30 1.66 305.36 246.40 0.000