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Table 2 Significant predictors of pain intensity and pain unpleasantness perceptions during thermal grill stimulation

From: Rumination and interoceptive accuracy predict the occurrence of the thermal grill illusion of pain

  B S.E. Wald df p Odds ratio 95.0% C.I. for odds ratio
Predictors for pain intensity:        Lower Upper
Rumination 3.58 1.39 6.59 1 .01* 2 35.86 2.33 551.67
Interoceptive Accuracy (IA) 3.01 1.23 5.93 1 .01* 20.19 1.80 226.81
Interaction Terms:         
State Anxiety x Rumination .51 .21 5.75 1 .02* 1.67 1.10 2.55
Pain Expectancy x Rumination .46 .20 5.40 1 .03* 1.48 1.04 2.13
Pessimism/Optimism x Rumination 1.03 .36 8.13 1 .004** 2.81 1.38 5.70
IA x Rumination .53 .20 7.38 1 .007* 1.71 1.16 2.51
IA x Pain Expectancy x Rumination .10 .04 6.49 1 .01* 1.11 1.02 1.20
Predictors for pain unpleasantness:         
Rumination 3.42 1.62 4.45 1 .03* 30.72 1.28 738.85
Suggestibility (WSS):         
Intensification Test – Concentration -.88 .45 3.71 1 .05* .42 .17 1.01
  1. 2 p-values < .05* (two-tailed) were considered significant and values < .001** (two-tailed) as highly significant.