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Table 2 Pressure pain thresholds (PPT, kPa) between individuals with tension-type headache by symptomatic medication intake (n = 168)

From: Variables associated with use of symptomatic medication during a headache attack in individuals with tension-type headache: a European study

 Temporalis muscleC5-C6 zygapophyseal jointSecond metacarpalTibialis anterior muscle
Taking medication (n = 136)
 Right side210.4 (193.5, 227.3)204.8 (185.0, 224.6)248.3 (231.0, 265.6)402.8 (368.1, 437.5)
 Left side191.9 (177.2, 206.6)197.5 (180.0, 215.0)240.0 (223.0, 257.0)394.1 (360.0, 428.2)
No taking medication (n = 32)
 Right side220.8 (192.8, 248.8)209.9 (179.8, 240.0)272.7 (237.0, 308.5)428.8 (367.2, 490.4)
 Left side199.7 (167.8, 231.6)195.5 (162.0, 229.0)260.3 (227.0, 293.6)434.8 (368.0, 501.6)
  1. Values are expressed as means (95% confidence interval)