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Research Article

Reliability and Validity of Modified Algometer in Abdominal Examination

Table 2

Comparison of VAS for overall dyspepsia and PPT values at CV 14 by algometer and MA between 2 groups.

SH (n = 23)SHK (n = 13)P value

VAS44.91 15.9446.31 11.510.784
 Algometer (kg/cm2)2.12 0.491.72 0.230.003
 MA (mmHg)356.15 68.11302.77 58.140.019

Analyzed by two-sample t-test. All data are presented by mean SD. P value < 0.05 is considered as statistically significant. P < 0.01; P < 0.05. SH: Simhabi; SHK: Simhabikyung; VAS: visual analog scale; PPT: pressure pain threshold; MA: modified algometer.

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