Table 1

Treatment Expectations in trial participants

PR n (%)

PNR n (%)

SR n (%)

SNR n (%)

TOTAL n (%)


Very Hopeful

-

3 (27%)

7 (39%)

1 (17%)

11 (26%)

Hopeful

3 (43%)

4 (36%)

2 (11%)

2 (33%)

11 (26%)

Not sure

4 (36%)

4 (36%)

6 (33%)

2 (33%)

16 (38%)

Not hopeful

-

-

3 (17%)

1 (17%)

4 (9%)


PR: Placebo Responder; PNR: Placebo Non Responder; SR: Steroid Responder: SNR: Steroid Non Responder

Di Blasi et al. BMC Health Services Research 2005 5:30   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-5-30

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