|Percentage of physicians who believe that available treatments at the time did not adequately treat common specific symptoms of FM*|
|PCP (n=639)a, %||Rheumatologist (n=192)b, %||Neurologist (n=158)c, %||Psychiatrist (n=129)d, %||Pain specialist (n=176)e, %|
|Chronic widespread pain||50||60a||51||56||57|
|Feelings of depression||37||38||40||33||42|
|Feelings of anxiety||31||34||27||25||29|
*At the time the survey was conducted no medications for FM were licensed in any of the countries surveyed.
a, b, c, d, and e indicate statistically significant difference (P<0.05) among the subgroups (i.e., physician specialties) being analyzed.
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