Table 3

Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire Results. N = 20 at each time point.

Initial

2 months

7 months

P for

Mean ± SD

Mean ± SD

Mean ± SD

trend


FIQ score

51.4 ± 14.2a

33.6 ± 15.6b

27.6 ± 19.0b

2.5E-07

Physical impairment

4.8 ± 2.3a

3.6 ± 2.5b

2.7 ± 2.6b

3.5E-04

Feel Good

6.7 ± 3.1a

4.6 ± 3.5a

3.6 ± 3.4b

1.8E-03

Work missed

2.6 ± 3.0a

1.8 ± 2.8a

0.6 ± 1.3b

2.7E-02

Do Job

6.3 ± 2.0a

4.1 ± 2.3b

3.3 ± 2.7b

2.6E-06

Pain

6.6 ± 1.9a

4.5 ± 1.9b

3.6 ± 2.5b

2.7E-06

Fatigue

7.8 ± 2.0a

5.1 ± 2.2b

4.4 ± 2.8b

7.8E-06

Rested

7.8 ± 1.8a

4.7 ± 2.6b

4.1± 2.9b

1.4E-06

Stiffness

7.1 ± 2.1a

4.8 ± 2.2b

3.8 ± 2.3b

1.4E-07

Anxiety

5.7 ± 2.7a

3.2 ± 2.0b

3.0 ± 2.3b

6.5E-05

Depression

5.0 ± 3.0a

3.1 ± 2.2b

2.4 ± 2.5b

1.6E-04


Numbers with different superscripts are statistically different (P < 0.05 with Bonferroni adjustment).

Donaldson et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2001 1:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-1-7

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