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Table 3 Comparison of FIQ scores with alcohol use (number of patients = 946)

From: Association between alcohol consumption and symptom severity and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia

FIQa Alcohol consumption levelb P-value Adjusted P-valuec
  None
(n= 546)
Low
(n= 338)
Moderate
(n= 31)
Heavy
(n= 31)
  
Total score 65.1 (17.0) 61.0 (15.9) 54.7 (17.1) 62.2 (15.8) <0.001 0.01
Physical function 5.0 (2.2) 4.3 (2.3) 3.6 (2.3) 4.1 (2.4) <0.001 <0.001
Feel good 7.9 (2.2) 7.8 (2.3) 6.7 (2.4) 7.5 (2.5) 0.03 0.10
Work missed 4.7 (3.6) 3.5 (3.5) 2.5 (3.2) 3.7 (3.6) <0.001 0.005
Job ability 7.1 (2.4) 6.5 (2.4) 5.8 (2.1) 6.7 (2.3) <0.001 0.03
Pain 7.3 (2.0) 7.0 (2.1) 5.6 (2.1) 7.1 (1.7) <0.001 0.001
Fatigue 8.3 (2.0) 8.1 (2.0) 7.7 (2.0) 7.9 (2.3) 0.19 0.41
Morning tiredness 7.9 (2.3) 7.8 (2.3) 7.7 (2.1) 8.1 (1.9) 0.71 0.56
Stiffness 7.4 (2.3) 7.3 (2.3) 6.7 (2.4) 7.6 (1.9) 0.39 0.23
Depression 4.3 (3.3) 3.9 (3.1) 3.7 (2.9) 4.4 (3.2) 0.38 0.37
Anxiety 5.1 (3.1) 4.9 (3.0) 4.6 (3.2) 5.2 (2.7) 0.68 0.81
  1. FIQ, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire. aAll values are reported as mean (SD). bAlcohol consumption levels were defined as follows: none, 0 drinks/wk; low, ≤3 drinks/wk; moderate, >3 to 7 drinks/wk; heavy, >7 drinks/wk. cAfter adjusting for age, employment status, education level, body mass index and opioid use.