Table 2

Pain and quality of life indicators by random assignment (mean±SD)

CharacteristicAll (n=115)Kyphoplasty (n=59)Vertebroplasty (n=56)p Value
Average pain (0–10)7.7±2.07.4±1.97.9±2.00.25
Pain frequency index (1–6)4.4±0.94.4±0.94.4±1.00.88
Pain impact days in bed, monthly5.4±8.87.0±9.84.8±8.00.25
Pain impact days kept from activities, monthly17.7±11.017.5±11.718.0±10.30.81
Pain bothersome index (1–6)4.2±1.04.2±1.04.3±1.00.58
Onset of pain in weeks9.4±13.87.1±6.711.9±18.40.11
SOF-6 ADL score17.6±3.617.7±4.017.4±3.10.60
Roland–Morris disability score16.8±7.017.3±6.616.3±7.40.44
EuroQOL score10.3±1.710.4±1.910.1±1.60.37
SF-36 aggregate physical health26.4±7.226.1±6.926.6±7.60.71
SF-36 aggregate mental health43.9±13.545.4±14.242.4±12.70.24
OPAQ body image score (1–5)3.5±1.33.5±1.43.5±1.40.16
  • ADL, Activities of Daily Living; OPAQ, Osteoporosis Assessment Questionnaire.