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Table 2 Brief Pain Inventory

From: Hypnosis can reduce pain in hospitalized older patients: a randomized controlled study

   Hypnosis Massage Total P
n:26 n:27 n:53
Severity Worst pain 7.6 ± 2.1 7.2 ± 2.6 7.4 ± 2.1 0.58
  Least pain 3.5 ± 2.8 3.2 ± 2.4 3.4 ± 2.6 0.70
  Pain on average 5.6 ± 2.4 5.3 ± 1.9 5.5 ± 2.2 0.58
  Current pain 4.7 ± 3.2 4.5 ± 3.1 4.5 ± 3.1 0.51
Interference General activity 6.0 ± 3.2 6.0 ± 3.5 6.0 ± 3.4 0.93
  Mood 3.4 ± 3.4 3.6 ± 3.4 3.5 ± 3.3 0.81
  Walking ability 5.6 ± 3.8 5.4 ± 4.0 5.5 ± 3.8 0.87
  Normal work (household) 6.0 ± 3.3 5.7 ± 3.7 5.8 ± 3.5 0.62
  Relationships with people 3.1 ± 3.5 2.6 ± 3.1 2.9 ± 3.3 0.51
  Sleep 3.6 ± 3.8 2.4 ± 3.0 2.8 ± 3.5 0.11
  Enjoyment of life 3.2 ± 3.6 2.5 ± 3.1 2.9 ± 3.3 0.45
  Mean interference score 3.9 ± 2.0 4.3 ± 2.7 4.2 ± 2.4 0.52
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