Table 4

Effect of analgesia, previous colposcopic treatment and intrauterine contraception refit on visual analogue scale pain scores

Variable factorsPain at forceps applicationPain at IUC insertionPain 5 minutes post-IUC insertionPain 10 minutes post-IUC insertion
p Value if oral analgesia had been taken before IUC fitting0.9270.5730.8120.867
p Value in those with previous colposcopic treatment0.0040.9770.2010.285
p Value if an IUC was removed immediately before an IUC was re-fitted0.9890.0250.2700.394
  • IUC, intrauterine contraception.