Identifying a long-term/chronic, non-cancer pain population using a one-dimensional verbal pain rating scale: an epidemiological study.

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The usefulness of the verbal pain rating scale (VRS) included in the Short Form 36 (SF-36) in identifying characteristics of long-term pain conditions, was analyzed using data from the 1994 Danish Health and Morbidity Survey. Based on the rating of pain intensity during a 4-week recall period the respondents were categorized into three groups: a high pain… (More)

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@article{Jensen2004IdentifyingAL, title={Identifying a long-term/chronic, non-cancer pain population using a one-dimensional verbal pain rating scale: an epidemiological study.}, author={Marianne Kjettrup Jensen and Per Sj\ogren and Ola Ekholm and Niels Kristian Rasmussen and J\orgen Eriksen}, journal={European journal of pain}, year={2004}, volume={8 2}, pages={145-52} }