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Table 4 Correlations between pain and measures of function and quality of life in men and women

From: Pain in adult myotonic dystrophy type 1: relation to function and gender

Measures Men Women
NRS /Pain Intensity Number of pain locations NRS/Pain Intensity Number of pain locations
Quality of life / WHO QOL-BREF   rho = − 0.51 p = 0.012 ns ns
Autism spectrum /AQ ns rho = 0.47 p = 0.03 ns ns
Respiration / FVC ns ns rho = −0.78 p = 0.0003 ns
ADL Katz ns ns rho = −0.39 p = 0.048 ns
BMI ns ns rho = 0.48 p = 0.016 ns
  1. Exact p-levels are reported when < = 0.05
  2. ns not significant = p > 0.05
  3. Rho for Spearman’s correlation