Behavioural Neurology / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Central Poststroke Pain: Its Profile among Stroke Survivors in Kano, Nigeria

Table 2

Showing pain characteristics of participants with CPSP.

N%

Pain locations
Hemibody19.1
 Inferior upper limb218.2
 Inferior lower limbs (leg & foot)218.2
 Superior upper limb (arm)19.1
 Lower limbs218.2
 Hands19.1
 Shoulder19.1
Pain onset
Immediately after stroke116.7
Within 3 months after stroke350
Six months after stroke233.3
Pain intensity (VAS scores)
Moderate (4–7)583.3
Severe (8–10)116.7
Pain frequency
Continuous466.7
Intermittent233.3
Pain change from onset
Yes466.7
No233.3
Other poststroke pains
Shoulder pain550
Headache110
Spasticity-related pain220
Joint pain220

N: frequency; %: percentage.

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