Table 5

Median scores by group and examiner.

Variable

Examiner

Median (Range)

P-value for Mann-Whitney test


Controls

Pain Patients


MTPS Control (0–30)

1

1.0 (0–8)

2.0 (0–5)

0.76

2

0.0 (0–0)

0.0 (0–2)

0.16

3

0.0 (0–6)

0.0 (0–4)

0.54

MTPS Tender points (0–180)

1

6.0 (0–56)

23.0 (0–52)

0.26

2

0.0 (0–3)

1.0 (0–17)

0.007

3

1.0 (0–39)

9.0 (0–36)

0.013

EPTPS (0–100)

1

15.0 (0–39)

26.0 (0–43)

0.43

2

0.0 (0–8)

1.0 (0–56)

0.04

3

1.0 (0–37)

14.5 (0–49)

< 0.001

IPTPS (0–50)

1

5.5 (0–26)

19.0 (0–40)

0.051

2

0.0 (0–31)

8.0 (0–49)

< 0.001

3

2.0 (0–19)

14.0 (0–34)

< 0.001

Prostate Score(0–20)

1

2.5 (0–11)

6.0 (0–19)

0.09

2

0.0 (0–11)

.5 (0–20)

0.001

3

1.0 (0–10)

7.0 (0–20)

< 0.001


Berger et al. BMC Urology 2007 7:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-7-17

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