Table 3—

Percentage of patients reporting low pain and high likelihood of future AST

SiteLow pain* (n = 86)
Likely to use site (n = 84)
FrequencyPercentFrequencyPercent
Finger3035%7995%
Palm3945%5161%
Forearm4249%5363%
Thigh3844%3745%
  • Data are n or %.

  • *

    * Low pain is defined by a self-reported rating of 0 or 1 (scale 0–10);

  • questionnaire responses of “always,” “most often,” and “sometimes” qualify as “likely to use” the specified site.