- •We introduce several indices of pain intensity that can be derived from EMA.
- •Patients, providers, and clinical trialists were interviewed about the EMA indices.
- •Each stakeholder group had a distinct preference hierarchy for different indices.
- •Multiple temporal characteristics of pain intensity are relevant for stakeholders.
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A.A.S. is a Senior Scientist with the Gallup Organization and a consultant with IQVIA and Adelphi Values, Inc. The remaining authors have no conflict of interest to declare.
This work was supported by a grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (R01 AR066200; A.A.S. and S.S., principal investigators).