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Table 3 Summary statistics for change from baseline in VAS (mm) at 3-month and 6-month observations

From: The Factors Influencing Depression Endpoints Research (FINDER) study: final results of Italian patients with depression

Observation N Mean Median SD 95% CI
Baseline Overall VAS score 479 42.9 45.0 27.1 41.7 to 44.1
  Severity of headaches during the past week 476 31.5 25.5 28.3 30.2 to 32.8
  Severity of back pain during the past week 476 32.8 30.0 28.6 31.5 to 34.1
  Severity of shoulder pain during the past week 478 29.7 20.0 29.5 28.4 to 31.0
  Interference of overall pain(s) with ability to do daily activities during the past week 477 45.2 47.0 30.7 43.8 to 46.6
  Having pain(s) while awake during the past week 479 41.1 40.0 29.0 39.8 to 42.4
3 months Change in severity of overall pain(s) during the past week 420 -12.9 -10.0 23.1 -15.1 to -10.7
  Change in severity of headaches during the past week 417 -9.5 -7.0 24.1 -11.8 to -7.1
  Change in severity of back pain during the past week 416 -5.3 -2.0 23.8 -7.6 to -3.0
  Change in severity of shoulder pain during the past week 420 -4.9 0.0 25.0 -7.3 to -2.5
  Change in interference of overall pain(s) with ability to do daily activities during the past week 419 -17.4 -12.0 27.5 -20-0 to -14.8
  Change in having pain(s), while awake during the past week 419 -13.7 -10.0 23.2 -15.9 to -11.5
6 months Change in severity of overall pain(s) during the past week 421 -20.1 -19.0 27.1 -22.7 to -17.5
  Change in severity of headaches during the past week 421 -14.5 -10.0 28.0 -17.2 to -11.9
  Change in severity of back pain during the past week 419 -10.3 -5.0 27.3 -12.9 to -7.7
  Change in severity of shoulder pain during the past week 420 -10.1 -5.0 27.1 -12.7 to -7.5
  Change in interference of overall pain(s) with ability to do daily activities during the past week 420 -24.4 -21.0 30.1 -27.3 to -21.6
  Change in having pain(s), while awake during the past week 422 -20.2 -19.0 28.0 -22.8 to -17.5
  1. VAS = visual analogue scale.