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Table 3 Mean (SD) of primary outcome variables in the different pain site groups

From: Perceived stress and musculoskeletal pain are prevalent and significantly associated in adolescents: an epidemiological cross-sectional study

Pain site groups
  Stress Pain
  (mod.PSQ) Worries Tension Joy Demands Duration Intensity (VAS)
Head (n = 76) 4.24 (1.84) 3.55 (2.22) 4.53 (1.88) 4.43 (1.65) 5.36 (2.42) 3.37 (1.37) 4.77 (2.43)
Neck and shoulder (n = 36) 3.73 (1.73) 3.11 (1.99) 4.29 (2.04) 3.91 (2.23) 4.52 (1.84) 3.25 (1.14) 4.27 (2.25)
Back (n = 34) 3.96 (1.54) 3.58 (2.05) 4.06 (2.00) 3.94 (2.02) 4.74 (2.0) 3.35 (1.25) 4.38 (2.56)
Extremities (n = 61) 3.29 (1.64) 2.82 (1.85) 3.79 (1.79) 3.50 (1.90) 4.33 (1.96) 3.21 (1.34) 3.92 (2.27)
  1. mod.PSQ Modified Perceived stress questionnaire- index