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Table 5 Incidence and intensity of CPSP according to numerical and categorical pain scale results

From: Chronic pain after groin hernia repair: pain characteristics and impact on quality of life

  4 mo 1 y 2 y
CPSP incidence,n (%) 239 (13.6) 107 (6.2) 71 (4.0)
Verbal numerical pain scale, mean (SD) 3.9 (2.0) 4 (2.1) 4.2 (2.0)
Verbal categorical pain scale,n (%)
 Mild 128 (53.6) 51 (48.1) 34 (47.9)
 Moderate 88 (36.8) 39 (35.8) 25 (35.2)
 Intense/excruciating 23 (9.6) 17 (16.1) 12 (16.9)