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Table 1 Frequency of chronic pain, pain location, and pain-related disability across psychiatric disorders in 566 adolescent psychiatric patients

From: Chronic pain and pain-related disability across psychiatric disorders in a clinical adolescent sample

  Total sample Mood (affective) disordersa Anxiety disordersb Eating disordersc Autism spectrum disordersd Hyperkinetic disorderse Other disordersf
n = 566 n = 87 n = 148 n = 22 n = 39 n = 216 n = 54
Age (years): mean (SD) n = 566 15.7 (1.7) 16.4 (1.6) 15.8 (1.7) 16.3(1.1) 15.3 (1.5) 15.4 (1.7) 15.3(1.7)
Chronic pain: n (%) n = 560 393/560 (70.2) 67/85 (78.8) 113/148 (76.4) 16/22 (72.7) 22/37 (59.5) 141/216 (65.9) 34/54 (63.0)
- Headache/Migraine: n (%) n = 551 226/551 (41.0) 48/84 (57.1) 72/144 (50.0) 9/22 (40.9) 9/36 (25.0) 70/216 (33.2) 18/54 (33.3)
- Musculoskeletal pain: n (%) n = 560 323/560 (57.7) 56/85 (65.9) 95/148 (64.2) 9/22 (40.9) 18/37 (48.6) 118/216 (55.1) 27/54 (50.0)
- Abdominal pain: n (%) n = 551 187/551 (33.9) 38/84 (45.2) 61/144 (42.4) 12/22 (54.5) 8/36 (22.2) 50/216 (23.7) 18/54 (33.3)
Multisite pain: n (%) n = 560 209/560 (37.3) 45/85 (52.9) 64/148 (43.2) 8/22 (36.4) 8/37 (21.6) 67/216 (31.3) 17/54 (31.5)
Subjective Disability Index: n (%) n = 564 125/564 (22.2) 32/85 (37.6) 36/148 (24.3) 3/22 (13.6) 4/39 (10.3) 45/216 (20.8) 5/54 (9.3)
  1. The numbers in this table, for example 67/85 (78.8), indicate that 67 of 85 with mood (affective) disorders had chronic pain, which shows that we had two missing values (n = 87). This applies to the entire table.
  2. aF31–F34, F38–F39.
  3. bF40–F 44, F48 and F93.
  4. cF50.
  5. dF84.
  6. eF90.
  7. fF20–F21, F28–F29, F54, F59–F60, F91–F92, F94–F95 and F98.