Table 2.

Frequency and average tender point severity for individual tender points and factor scores for total sample (n = 1433).

Tender Point (right)FrequencyMean (SD)
Occiput1323 (90.3)4.86 (2.78)
Trapezius1410 (96.2)6.13 (2.54)
Supraspinatus1374 (93.8)5.71 (2.75)
Low cervical1389 (94.8)5.85 (2.67)
Second rib1400 (95.6)6.01 (2.60)
  N/S factor mean5.68 (1.98)
Greater trochanter1385 (94.5)6.48 (2.83)
Gluteal1353 (92.4)6.31 (2.76)
  G/T factor mean6.58 (2.31)
Lateral epicondyle1363 (93.0)5.67 (2.78)
  UE factor mean5.61 (2.63)
Thumbnail541 (36.9)1.41 (2.34)
Mid-forehead613 (41.8)1.51 (2.27)
Dorsum forearm950 (64.8)2.95 (2.97)
  CON factor mean1.96 (1.98)
Knee (not in solution)1384 (94.5)6.18 (2.82)
  • N/S: neck/shoulder; G/T: gluteal/trochanteric; UE: upper extremity; CON: control.