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Table 2 Frequency of pain, multisite pain, and pain disability in 566 adolescents in the total sample, and in 451 adolescents in the main groups: MA-group, H-group and HMA-group, specified for girls and boys

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

  Total sample H-group MA-group HMA-group
  Total Girls Boys Total Girls Boys Total Girls Boys Total Girls Boys
n = 566 n = 307 n = 259 n = 188 n = 75 n = 113 n = 223 n = 158 n = 65 n = 40 n = 25 n = 15
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Chronic pain: n = 560 393/560 (70.4) 253/306 (82.7) 140/254 (55.1) 120/186 (64.5) 59/75 (78.8) 61/111 (55.0) 170/221 (76.9) 133/158 (84.2) 37/63 (58.7) 31/40 (77.5) 22/25 (88.0) 9/15 (60.0)
- Headache/Migraine: n = 551 226/551 (41.0) 169/301 (56.1) 57/250 (22.8) 56/183 (30.6) 32/74 (43.2) 24/109 (22.0) 114/217 (52.5) 97/154 (63.0) 17/63 (27.0) 20/39 (51.3) 17/25 (68.0) 3/14 (21.4)
- Musculoskeletal pain: n = 560 323/560 (57.7) 209/306 (68.3) 114/254 (44.9) 99/186 (53.2) 51/75 (68.0) 48/111 (43.2) 143/221 (64.7) 112/158 (70.9) 31/63 (49.2) 27/40 (67.5) 21/25 (84.0) 6/15 (40.0)
- Abdominal pain: n = 551 187/551 (33.9) 147/302 (48.7) 40/249 (16.1) 36/184 (19.6) 25/75 (33.3) 11/109 (10.1) 95/217 (43.8) 84/154 (54.5) 11/63 (17.5) 18/38 (47.4) 15/25 (60.0) 3/13 (23.1)
Multisite pain: n = 560 209/560 (37.3) 158/306 (51.6) 51/254 (20.1) 50/186 (26.9) 31/75 (41.3) 19/111 (17.1) 103/221 (46.6) 89/158 (56.3) 14/63 (22.2) 23/40 (57.5) 20/25 (80.0) 3/15 (20.0)
Subjective Disability Index: n = 564 125/564 (22.2) 90/307 (29.3) 35/257 (13.6) 35/188 (18.6) 21/75 (28.0) 14/113 (12.4) 64/221 (29.0) 53/158 (33.5) 11/63 (17.5) 14/40 (35.0) 9/25 (36.0) 5/15 (33.3)
  1. H-group represents those with hyperkinetic disorders; MA-group represents mood or anxiety disorders; HMA-group represents hyperkinetic and mood or anxiety disorders. The diagnostic groups of “other disorders” (n = 54), “eating disorders” (n = 22), and “autism spectrum disorders” (n = 39) are a included in the sample of adolescents with a psychiatric disorder in this table (n = 566), but were too diverse to be included in the three main groups of disorders (n = 451). The numbers in this table, for example 393/560 (70.4), indicate that 393 out of 560 adolescents with a psychiatric disorder had chronic pain, which show that we had six missing values (n = 566). This applies to the entire table.