Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain LIFE Spring 2015, Issue 11 - Page 30

Survey Results on Fibromyalgia Symptoms Other than Pain with the results shown. The mean score for the subjects in this survey was 67.1 with a standard deviation of 19.7. This score is significantly higher than the score we typically see in fibromyalgia patients, which is about 58. Note that healthy individuals usually have a total FIQR score of less than 15. There are many potential reasons or the discrepancy between the subjects taking the survey and the typical fibromyalgia patient we see in our clinical studies; for instance subjects who decide to join a fibromyalgia organization such as the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association may in general have more severe fibromyalgia. If you would like to take the FIQR yourself, you can find it at: www.fiqr.info Most patients in the survey experienced chronic pain for a long time (17.6 years). However, 252 patie