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Table 1 Background demographics and baseline characteristics of the participants

From: Intra-oral myofascial therapy versus education and self-care in the treatment of chronic, myogenous temporomandibular disorder: a randomised, clinical trial

Detail ESC group IMT group
  (n = 23) (n = 23)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age in years 26.8 (6.81) 28.2 (9.43)
Gender (m:f) 8:15 9:14
Pain§ at rest 4.09 (0.90) 4.74 (1.36)
Pain§ on opening 4.57 (1.24) 5.17 (1.47)
Pain§ on clenching 5.00 (1.28) 5.87 (1.58)
Opening range mm 37.43 (4.14) 38.83 (4.98)
  1. ESC Education and self-care, IMT Intra-oral myofascial therapy, SD Standard deviation, § Self reported 11 point ordinal pain scale.