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Table 5 NRS on the level of pain over the previous 24 h

From: A pilot randomized controlled trial of acupuncture at the Si Guan Xue for cancer pain

Level of pain All patients Mainland China Hong Kong
Average of most severe pain 7.48 7.87 6.5
 Range 3–10 5–10 3–9
Average number of severe pain outbursts 4.74 4.3 5.83
 Range 0–9 1–8 0–9
Average range of slightest pain 3.1 2.93 3.5
 Range 0–8 0–7 0–8
Average pain 5.62 5.73 5.33
 Range 3–8 3–8 3–8
Average current pain 5.8 5.9 5.58
 Range 0–9 1–8 0–9