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Table 5 Multiple comparison of mean pain score for different types of pain using Tukey’s Post Hoc test

From: Assessment of pain among a group of Nigerian dental patients

  Mean difference Std error of mean Sig
VAS
 Acute pain vs chronic pain 2.19 0.51 0.001
 Acute pain vs not pain related 4.05 0.59 0.001
 Chronic pain vs acute pain −2.19 0.51 0.001
 Chronic pain vs not pain related 1.86 0.73 0.031
 Not pain related vs acute pain −4.05 0.59 0.001
 Not pain related vs chronic pain −1.86 0.73 0.031
FCT
 Acute pain vs chronic pain 2.15 0.56 0.001
 Acute pain vs not pain related 2.93 0.65 0.001
 Chronic pain vs acute pain −2.15 0.56 0.001
 Chronic pain vs not pain related 0.77 0.81 0.604
 Not pain related vs acute pain −2.93 0.65 0.001
 Not pain related vs chronic pain −0.77 0.81 0.604
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