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Table 6 Post hoc analysis of the source of variation in pretest pain levels

From: Validation of three pain scales among adult postoperative patients in Ghana

Pre-test Name of analgesic given Supp Diclofenac Supp Paracetamol Tablet Paracetamol
S1 IM Pethidine 0.987* 1.970* 2.750*
Supp Diclofenac - 0.983 1.763
Supp Paracetamol -   0.780
Tablet Paracetamol - - -
S2 IM Pethidine 0.314 0.882* 0.972*
Supp Diclofenac - 0.568 0.658
Supp Paracetamol - - 0.090
Tablet Paracetamol - - -
S3 IM Pethidine 0.380 0.592 1.222*
Supp Diclofenac - 0.212 0.842
Supp Paracetamol - - 0.630
Supp Paracetamol    
  1. * The mean difference is significant at 0.05 level