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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: miR-124a and miR-155 enhance differentiation of regulatory T cells in patients with neuropathic pain

Item Healthy Neuropathic pain p value
Numbers (n) 9 11  
Age 36 ± 9 54 ± 12 < 0.05
Female 55 % 64 % n.s.
BMI 22.9 ± 2.9 25.3 ± 3.4 n.s.
NRS (rest) 0.0 ± 0.0 4.8 ± 2.3 < 0.05
NRS (motion) 0.0 ± 0.0 7.6 ± 1.7 < 0.05
KAB 1.5 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.7 < 0.05
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. BMI body mass index, NRS (rest/motion) numeric rating scale (0 to 10) of pain, 0: “no pain,” 10: “worst pain imaginable,” KAB questionnaire for self-perceived stress ranging (1–6), 1: “no stress,” 6: “maximum stress,” n.s. not significant