Skip to main content

Table.4 Domain scores and total score of the KPPS-BG and correlations with other PD specific scales

From: Translation, adaptation and validation of the Bulgarian version of the King’s Parkinson’s Disease Pain Scale

KPPS-BG scores Mean score (SD) Median Range Modified H&Y MDS-UPDRS III
1. Musculoskeletal pain 5.13 (3.59) 6 0–12 0.24* 0.26*
2. Chronic pain 1.57 (3.13) 0 0–18 0.05 0.03
3. Fluctuation-related pain 4.46 (6.51) 1 0–36 0.61* 0.54*
4. Nocturnal pain 5.35 (6.33) 0 0–24 0.27* 0.2
5. Oro-facial pain 0.88 (3.03) 0 0–12 0.31* 0.24*
6. Discoloration, edema/swelling 1.41 (2.72) 0 0–12 0.13 0.11
7. Radicular pain 2.17 (3.28) 0 0–12 0.13 0.04
Total score 21.11 (17.32) 17 1–90 0.47* 0.42*
  1. * Statistical significance of Spearman correlation coefficient, p < 0.05; Modified H&Y, modified Hoehn and Yahr scale; MDS-UPDRS III Movement Disorders Society Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale part III (motor examination); KPPS-BG Bulgarian version of the King’s Parkinson’s Disease Pain Scale; SD standard deviation