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Table 4 Impact of Fibromyalgia on Areas of Daily Life, Overall and by Fibromyalgia Severity Level

From: The comparative burden of mild, moderate and severe Fibromyalgia: results from a cross-sectional survey in the United States

Areas of Daily Life
Impacted by FM
n (%)
  Severity Level
  Total
(n = 203)
Mild
(n = 21)
Moderate
(n = 49)
Severe
(n = 133)
p-value a
   Pain 183 (90.6) 19 (90.5) 43 (89.6) 121 (91.0) 0.960
   Lack of energy/fatigue 175 (86.6) 5 (23.8) 23 (47.9) 75 (56.4) 0.019
   Sleep disturbance 109 (54.0) 17 (81.0) 44 (91.7) 114 (85.7) 0.421
Difficulty moving, walking, or
exercising
103 (51.0) 13 (61.9) 24 (50.0) 72 (54.1) 0.658
Limited daily life and
household activities
92 (45.5) 9 (42.9) 14 (29.2) 32 (24.1) 0.187
   Stiffness 85 (42.1) 13 (61.9) 31 (64.6) 41 (30.8) < 0.001
   Depression 81 (40.1) 12 (57.1) 20 (41.7) 45 (33.8) 0.105
   Tender at touch 77 (38.1) 4 (19.0) 16 (33.3) 61 (45.9) 0.036
   Problems with attention 55 (27.2) 2 (9.5) 3 (6.3) 29 (21.8) 0.030
   Anxiety 34 (16.8) 6 (28.6) 22 (45.8) 64 (48.1) 0.247
   Other 9 (4.5) 1 (4.8) 0 (0.0) 8 (6.0) 0.223
  1. a Chi-square test.
  2. Source: Subject Questionnaire.