Table 5

Effect of Opioid Increase on Pain (N = 63)

Opioids Increased

P-Value


Yes (n = 30)

No (n = 33)


Δ Pain at worst in the last month

1.40

0.99

0.37*

Δ Pain at least during the last month

0.80

0.52

0.66*

Δ Pain on average during the last month

0.96

0.94

0.93*

Δ Pain right now

1.14

0.87

0.70*

Δ Pain Disability Index

8.34

7.03

0.63

Δ CESD

5.21

6.71

0.74


* Adjusted for baseline pain

¶Adjusted for baseline PDI

Adjusted for baseline CESD

Chelminski et al. BMC Health Services Research 2005 5:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-5-3

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