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Table 5 Analysis of changes in PRISM variables correlated with inpatient treatment (N = 31)

From: The effectiveness of Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) for the assessment of the suffering and quality of interpersonal relationships of patients with chronic pain

  admission a)
25–75 b)
discharge a)
25–75 b)
Z P c)
SIS (cm) 3.50
.40–7.20
3.25
.80–7.00
−1.20 .232
SMcS (cm) 8.30
4.40–12.60
6.00
3.50–10.60
−2.54 .011
SSoS (cm) 7.80
5.90–13.80
6.20
4.60–11.70
−3.08 .002
  1. a) Median, b) 25th and 75th percentiles, c) Wilcoxon’s signed rank test
  2. SIS = Self/Illness Separation, SMcS = Self/Medical care Separation, SSoS = Self/Significant others Separation