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Table 1 Demographic data for both patients with FM and controls

From: Enhanced sensory conduction in primary fibromyalgia: a case–control pilot study

  Patients with FM Healthy controls
Number 30 16
Age (years) 33.1 ± 8.4 29.1 ± 9.7
Sex 4 males (13.3%); 26 females (86.7%) 3 males (18.75%); 13 females (81.25%)
Marital status 25 married (83.3%); 5 single (16.7%) 12 married (75%); 4 single (25%)
BMI 27.4 ± 3.2 24.6 ± 3.7
Pain duration (months) 24.4 ± 18.1
VAS for pain 6.6 ± 2.2
WPI 12 ± 2.5
SS scale 8.4 ± 1.4  
Medications 16 (53.3%) were using SNRI; 14 (46.7%) were using NSAID  
  1. FM Fibromyalgia, BMI Body Mass Index, VAS Visual Analogue Scale, WPI Widespread Pain Index, SS Symptoms Severity, SNRI Serotonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors, NSAID Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs