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Table 3 Chronic pain according to clinical characteristics of children with CP

From: Chronic pain among children with cerebral palsy attending a Ugandan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (N = 224) Percentage (%)
Chronic Pain
 Yes 144 64.3
 No 80 35.7
Chronic pain according to the type of CP
 Spastic bilateral 91/117 77.8
 Spastic unilateral 12/24 50.0
 Dyskinetic CP 27/55 49.1
 Ataxic CP 4/7 57.1
 Non classifiable 10/21 47.6
Chronic pain according to GMFCS
 Level I 1/14 7.1
 Level II 2/14 14.3
 Level III 5/13 38.5
 Level IV 39/65 60.0
 Level V 97/118 82.2
Chronic pain according to MACS
 Level I 4/27 14.8
 Level II 7/27 25.9
 Level III 10/19 52.6
 Level IV 29/39 74.4
 Level V 94/112 83.9
Chronic pain according to CFCS
 Level I 0/19 0
 Level II 10/30 33.3
 Level III 14/29 48.3
 Level IV 26/35 74.3
 Level V 94/111 84.7
Chronic pain according to EADACS
 Level I 8/31 25.8
 Level II 9/35 25.9
 Level III 30/47 63.8
 Level IV 81/95 85.3
 Level V 16/16 100