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Table 5 Concordance according to age, pain intensity and pain duration

From: Whose pain is it anyway? Comparability of pain reports from children and their parents

  Concordant Discordant Mean Difference p-value
Age (grade)     
 Sample 1 5.88 (1.4) n = 162 5.73 (1.4) n = 170 0.15 0.32
 Sample 2 6.26 (1.1) n = 219 6.55 (1.1) n = 101 0.29 0.03
Intensity     
 Sample 1: MSKa 6.40 (1.7) n = 58 5.16 (2.2) n = 170 1.24 <0.01
 Sample 2: Spinalb 3.15 (1.15) n = 20 2.81 (1.15) n = 100 0.34 0.23
Duration (days)     
 Sample 1 129 (366) n = 52 62 (193) n = 164 67 0.09
  1. a0–10 Numerical rating scale
  2. b0–5 Faces pain scale