Cut-Off Points for Mild, Moderate, and Severe Pain on the Numeric Rating Scale for Pain in Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: Variability and Influence of Sex and Catastrophizing

Anne M. Boonstra*, Roy E. Stewart, Albère Köke, Rene F. A. Oosterwijk, Jeannette L. Swaan, Karlein M. G. Schreurs, Henrica R. Schiphorst Preuper

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Original languageEnglish
Article numberUNSP 1466
JournalFrontiers in Psychology
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sep 2016


  • musculoskeletal pain
  • numeric rating scale
  • pain interference
  • classification
  • chronic pain

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