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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the change values of the five variables incorporated into the combined success criterion

From: Searching for success: Development of a combined patient-reported-outcome (“PRO”) criterion for operationalizing success in multi-modal pain therapy

  Minimum Maximum Mean Standard Deviation
Change in average pain severity t2-t1 −7.00 3.11 −1.99 1.94
Change in PDI t2-t1 −8.00 4.57 −1.72 1.89
Change in ADS t2-t1 −46.00 30.00 −12.24 10.77
Change in SF-36 physical t2-t1 −10.86 32.49 6.95 7.08
Change in SF-36 mental t2-t1 −29.61 37.28 8.29 12.24
  1. t1: assessment before therapy began
  2. t2: assessment after the five-week multi-modal pain therapy was completed
  3. PDI Pain Disability Index
  4. ADS General Depression Scale
  5. SF-36 SF-36 Health Survey—Health-related quality of life