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Table 4 Comparison of Military Personality Inventory (MPI) results between the two complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) groups according to pain duration

From: Impact of adolescent complex regional pain syndrome on the psychopathology of young men ahead of military service: a retrospective cohort analysis of Korean conscription data

Variable Pain duration < 15 mon group (n = 30) Pain duration≥15 mon group (n = 33) P
Abnormal MPI results [n(%)] 3 (10) 17 (51.5) < 0.001**
Faking good response (x ± s) 55.3 ± 2.5 42.0 ± 2.7 < 0.001**
Faking bad response (x ± s) 52.1 ± 1.7 59.8 ± 2.4 0.012*
Infrequency (x ± s) 54.5 ± 1.9 60.6 ± 3.0 0.097
Inconsistency (x ± s) 50.6 ± 1.9 61.8 ± 2.3 < 0.001**
Anxiety (x ± s) 51.4 ± 2.0 64.7 ± 2.5 < 0.001**
Depression (x ± s) 48.9 ± 1.6 63.1 ± 2.3 < 0.001**
Somatization (x ± s) 52.5 ± 2.5 66.3 ± 2.5 < 0.001**
Schizophrenia (x ± s) 55.5 ± 1.8 61.1 ± 2.9 0.105
Paranoid (x ± s) 51.1 ± 1.5 58.8 ± 2.0 0.003*
Personality disorder cluster A (x ± s) 50.9 ± 1.6 63.7 ± 2.3 < 0.001**
Personality disorder cluster B (x ± s) 49.2 ± 1.6 61.6 ± 2.4 < 0.001**
  1. MPI Military personality inventory. *P < 0.05. **P < 0.001