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Table 3 The sample mean pain intensity scores

From: Hospitalized patients’ pain experience before and after the introduction of a nurse-based pain management programme: a separate sample pre and post study

Pain intensity Survey 1 Mean (SD) Survey 2 Mean (SD) Survey 3 Mean (SD) p-value a
Survey 1 vs. Survey 2 Survey 1 vs. Survey 3 Survey 2 vs. Survey 3
Your pain at its worst in the last 24 h 5.8 (2.6) 5.3 (2.0) 4.2 (1.8) 0.069 0.000 0.001
Your pain at its least in the last 24 h 4.2 (2.4) 4.0 (2.0) 3.2 (1.6) 0.627 0.000 0.001
Your pain on average in the last 24 h 4.7 (2.2) 4.2 (1.2) 3.5 (1.4) 0.008 0.000 0.001
How much pain you have right now 4.1 (2.8) 3.8 (2.0) 2.9 (1.9) 0.387 0.000 0.001
  1. a P-value using one-way ANOVA with post hoc test
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