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Table 1 Demographic parameters comparison between patients of fibromyalgia and pain-free controls

From: Correlating cognition and cortical excitability with pain in fibromyalgia: a case control study

Characteristics Fibromyalgia
(n = 34)
Controls
(n = 30)
p-value
Age (yr) 40.6 ± 8.7 36.5 ± 9.2 0.050
Weight (kg) 65.6 ± 13.5 64.3 ± 9.9 0.572
Height (cm) 151.8 ± 10.2 154.1 ± 7.8 0.918
BMI (kg/m2) 28.8 ± 6.7 26.6 ± 5.3 0.155
SBP (mm Hg) 121.5 ± 15.9 119.9 ± 14.9 0.608
DBP (mm Hg) 81.4 ± 10.8 79.2 ± 11.1 0.430
Pulse rate 81.0 ± 11.3 78.5 ± 11.1 0.278
Respiratory rate 20.0 ± 2.1 19.4 ± 2.5 0.209
Geographical location (Urban: rural) 21:13 22:08 0.325
  1. Data were compared using unpaired t-test or Chi-squared goodness-of-fit test, as applicable. Level of significance was set at 5%. Values represented as mean ± standard deviation or as proportions. BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure