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Table 1 Characteristics of the included women grouped into those with pregnancy related chronic pelvic pain (CPP) after childbirth and those without low back or pelvic pain (No CPP). Means (s.d.) or numbers (%) are presented

From: Anatomical landmarks of the intra-pelvic side-wall as sources of pain in women with and without pregnancy-related chronic pelvic pain after childbirth: a descriptive study

Characteristic CPP (n = 36) No CPP (n = 29) p *)
Age (years) 32.8 (5.0) 42.1 (6.8) < 0.0001
No. of previous pregnancies 2.6 (1.0) 2.6 (1.1) 0.83
No. of previous deliveries 2.2 (0.8) 2.1 (0.7) 0.88
No cigarette smoking (%) 32 (89) 24 (83) 1.00
Education > 12 years (%) 16 (44) 16 (55) 0.21
Pain intensity at present (mm) 38.3 (16.1) 2.7 (5.9) < 0.0001
Pain intensity at worst past week (mm) 58.6 (22.9) 6.1 (12.3) < 0.0001
No. of pain locations 6.4 (2.4) 0.7 (1.0) < 0.0001
Disability rating index (mm) 50.7 (19.5) 4.8 (8.5) < 0.0001
  1. *)The p-value refers to the difference between the groups