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Table 3 Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory Domains (mean [95% confidence intervals]; probability).

From: Migraine headaches in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): Comparison of two prospective cross-sectional studies

  Cohort 1 Cohort 2
Domains HC n = 300 CFS * n = 170 HC n = 19 CFS ** N = 49 CFS+MO** n = 28 CFS+MA** N = 12 CFS+T ** n = 9
General Fatigue 10.4 [9.9-10.9] 16.4 [15.9-16.9] p < 10-10 8.2 [6.7-9.6] 17.9 [17.2-18.6] p < 10-10 18.3 [17.5-19.1] p < 10-10 18.5 [17.0-20.0] p = 10-10 15.9 [13.9-17.8] p = 10-6
Physical Fatigue 9.4 [8.9-9.9] 14.6 [14.0-15.2] p < 10-10 8.1 [5.8-10.3] 16.0 [15.1-16.9] p < 10-10 16.3 [15.1-17.5] p = 10-8 16.3 [14.6-17.9] p = 0.00002 14.8 [12.2-16.5] p = 0.002
Reduced Activity 8.4 [8.0-8.8] 12.7 [12.1-13.4] p < 10-10 7.4 [5.7-9.2] 16.2 [15.2-17.1] p < 10-10 16.3 [15.0-17.5] p < 10-10 17.4 [15.8-19.1] p = 10-8 14.3 [12.2-16.5] p = 0.00001
Reduced Motivation 8.2 [7.6-8.7] 11.1 [10.5-11.7] p < 10-10 8.2 [6.7-9.7] 11.9 [10.7-13.1] P = 0.001 11.8 [10.1-13.4] p = 0.005 13.0 [10.3-15.7] p = 0.003 10.7 [8.8-12.5]
Mental Fatigue 8.8 [8.3-9.3] 13.2 [12.5-13.9] p < 10-10 8.5 [6.9-10.1] 15.0 [13.8-16.1] P = 10-8 14.7 [13.2-16.1] p = 10-6 16.8 [14.7-18.8] p = 10-6 13.3 [10.4-16.2] p = 0.004
  1. 2-tailed unpaired Student's t-tests with Bonferroni corrections following ANOVA (p < 0.05): * vs. HC of Cohort 1 and ** vs. HC of Cohort 2.