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Table 8 Pre- to post-treatment changes in composite pain intensity and composite paint interference, and 95% confidence interval (CI)

From: The effects of a medical hypnotherapy on clothing industry employees suffering from chronic pain

Brief Pain Inventory composite scores
Variable Pre-treatment (mean±SD) CI Post-treatment (mean±SD) CI Follow up (after CH and SH treatment session)
After 3 months CI After 6 months CI
Pain intensity         
  - sewers (n = 60) 11.1±2.8 8.3-13.9 9.6±1.5 7.2-12.0 8.4±1.8 6.3-10.5 9.2±2.2 6.8-11.5
  - cutters (n = 30) 17.4±3.2 11.2-23.6 12.5±2.8 8.0-16.9 10.2±2.3 6.5-13.8 8.2±1.6 5.2-11.1
Pain interference         
  - sewers (n = 60) 39.4±11.2 29.4-49.3 28.6±2.6 21.3-35.8 22.0±2.8 16.4-27.5 19.8±2.8 14.7-24.8
  - cutters (n = 30) 25.9±9.8 16.6-35.1 16.8±2.1 10.7-22.8 12.7±1.9 8.1-17.2 10.6±2.3 6.4-13.5