Table 5.

Multiple regression analysis depicting the relationship between lower respiration rate and lower pain unpleasantness ratings for the sham-mindfulness meditation group (n = 20) in MRI session B

VariableBSE Bβsr2Model R2F
0.444.25*
Pre-pain unpleasantness0.50160.60**0.32
Pre-pain respiration rate−0.030.09−0.070.004
Post-pain respiration rate0.140.060.45***0.18
  • B, unstandardized beta coefficient; SE B, standard error of unstandardized beta coefficient; β, standardized beta coefficient; sr2, semi-partial coefficient squared; pre-pain unpleasantness, pre-manipulation-related pain unpleasantness ratings; pre-pain respiration rate, pre-manipulation respiration rate; post-pain respiration rate, respiration rate during sham meditation.

  • *p = 0.02.

  • **p = 0.007.

  • ***p = 0.04.