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Table 1 Subjects’ characteristics

From: Patients with fibromyalgia display less functional connectivity in the brain’s pain inhibitory network

Variable FM patients
(n = 28)
Controls
(n = 14)
t-score p-value
Age (years) 37.8 (6.8) 33.6 (8.6) −1.59 0.126
Pressure at VAS 50 mm (kPa) 333.7 (129.8) 572.4 (195.1) 4.14 0.001*
Duration of FM symptoms (months) 123.8 (76.8) Na   
Weekly pain intensity (VAS mm) 72.3 (13.3) Na   
Current pain intensity (VAS mm) 61.4 (22.1) Na   
FIQ score 71.0 (12.6) Na   
  1. *significant at p < .001.
  2. The mean value and Standard Deviation (SD) is given for each variable. For the variables ‘Age’ and ‘Pressure at VAS 50 mm’, the t-score and p-value from an independent samples t-test is also listed.