Table 4

Summary of utility scores based on EQ-5D at each time point (available cases)
Variable Acupuncture Usual care Adjusted mean difference (95% CI)*
Utility N Mean (SD) N Mean (SD)
Baseline 113 0.7121 (0.220) 114 0.7335 (0.1972) −0.0214(−0.0759 to 0.0332)
Month 3 106 0.7405 (0.219) 82 0.7810 (0.1614) −0.0351(−0.0833 to 0.0132)
Month 6 99 0.7528 (0.246) 81 0.7430 (0.2070) 0.0125(−0.0442 to 0.0692)
Month 9 95 0.7389 (0.229) 88 0.7379 (0.2234) 0.0008(−0.0546 to 0.0562)
Month 12 99 0.7342 (0.257) 90 0.7439 (0.2024) −0.0128(−0.0682 to 0.0425)

* The difference at 3, 6, 9, 12 moths is adjusted for baseline EQ-5D scores.

Stamuli et al.

Stamuli et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:149   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-149

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