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.


Pain locations
 Inferior upper limb218.2
 Inferior lower limbs (leg & foot)218.2
 Superior upper limb (arm)19.1
 Lower limbs218.2
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
Pain change from onset
Other poststroke pains
Shoulder pain550
Spasticity-related pain220
Joint pain220

N: frequency; %: percentage.

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