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Table 2 Pain Characteristics by Pain Extent Group

From: Effects of chronic widespread pain on the health status and quality of life of women after breast cancer surgery

Variable Regional Pain n = 11 Widespread Pain n = 12
When did pain begin   
   Immediately 63 56
   Weeks later 12 11
   Months later 25 33
Pain   
   Constant 20 50
   Intermittent 80 50
Worse when Depressed 22 50
Worse when Fatigued 67 80
Relationship to Activity (Worse)   
   Exercise 44 70
   Clothing Contact 11 36
   Rest 33 73
   Cold 25 56
Relief with Medication   
   Yes 22 30
   Somewhat 34 70
   No 44 0
  1. Numbers are percentages