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Table 1 Hierarchical clustering of patients in accordance to their pain, modified EHP and SF 36 profile, and Cluster 1 sub-groups

From: Are pelvic adhesions associated with pain, physical, emotional and functional characteristics of women presenting with chronic pelvic pain? A cluster analysis

Characteristics Cluster 1 (n = 35) Cluster 2 (n = 14) Cluster 3 (n = 11)
Physical SF 36 37.5 (18.8–50) 18.75 (12.5–37.6) 87.5 (81.3–87.8)
Emotional SF 36 36.25 (28.8–43.8) 18.75 (10–25) 77.5 (68.7–82.5)
EHP Pain 56.8 (50–64) 72.7 (70–77) 29.5 (9–36)
EHP Control 75.0 (62.5–87.5) 93.75 (83.3–100) 41.7 (20.8–54.2)
EHP Emotion 58.3 (41.7–66.7) 87.5 (75–100) 8.3 (0–37.5)
EHP Social 56.3 (37.5–68.8) 84.3 (75–100) 25 (6.3–50)
EHP Image 50 (33.3–66.7) 83.3 (75–83.3) 8.3 (0–33.3)
Length of surgery/diagnosis (years) 4 (0.7–9.5) 9.9 (2.8–14.7) 2 (1.0–4.3)
Worst pain intensity in the last 6 months (0–10) 10 (9–10) 10 (9–10) 8 (6–9)
Average pain intensity in the last 6 months (0–10) 7 (6–8) 8 (7–9) 5 (4–7)
Pain score today (0–100) 34 (18–62) 67 (51–78) 16 (2–23)
Cluster 1 subgroups
Characteristics Subgroup 1 n = 13 Subgroup 2 n = 10 Subgroup 3 n = 12
Physical SF 36 18.75 (18.75–32.25) 59.4 (44–69) 37.5 (28.1–43.8)
Emotional SF 36 35 (26.3–38.75) 38.8 (32.5–61.3) 36.25 (29.4–43.8)
EHP Pain 61.3 (56.8–70.4) 52.3 (50–66) 56.8 (43.2–61.4)
EHP Control 79.2 (78–87.5) 72.9 (58.3–87.5) 62.5 (56.3–79.2)
EHP Emotion 62.5 (50–66.6) 66.7 (54.2–83.3) 43.8 (37.5–60.4)
EHP Social 50 (43.8–62.5) 71.9 (56–81) 37.5 (31.3–59.4)
EHP Image 50 (41.7–66.7) 41.7 (33.3–66.7) 41.7 (4.2–66.6)
Length of surgery/diagnosis (years) 1.6 (0.5–4.4) 1.8 (0.7–3.8) 9.6 (6.3–14.6)
Worst pain intensity in the last 6 months (0–10) 10 (9–10) 10 (9–10) 10 (8.5–10)
Average pain intensity in the last 6 months (0–10) 8 (7–8) 6.5 (6–8) 7 (6.5–8)