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Table 2 Pain intensity and sensory symptoms (painDETECT)

From: Neuropathic-like pain features and cross-sectional associations in rheumatoid arthritis

Etiology, mean ± SD  
 Current pain (0–10) 3.3 ± 2.4
 Strongest pain (0–10) 4.3 ± 2.9
 Average pain (0–10) 3.5 ± 2.4
Clinically relevant complaint (score >3), n (%)  
 Q1, burning 38 (23.9)
 Q2, prickling 39 (24.5)
 Q3, allodynia 27 (17.0)
 Q4, attacks 55 (34.6)
 Q5, thermal 21 (13.2)
 Q6, numbness 39 (24.5)
 Q7, pressure 72 (45.3)
Patterns  
 Persistent pain with slight fluctuations 70 (44.0)
 Persistent pain with pain attacks 15 (9.4)
 Pain attacks without pain between them 57 (35.8)
 Pain attacks with pain between them 17 (10.7)
Radiating pain (yes), n (%) 58 (36.5)
PainDETECT total score (0–38), mean ± SD 10.5 ± 6.8
Neuropathic pain, n (%) 4.8 ± 1.5
 Unlikely (0–12) 98 (61.6)
 Possible (13–18) 34 (21.4)
 Likely (19–38) 27 (17.0)