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Table 4 Changes in sleep and development of colic during the three intervention weeks

From: Feeding, stooling and sleeping patterns in infants with colic - a randomized controlled trial of minimal acupuncture

  Sleep # Colic##
  Acupuncture group (43) Control group (38) Acupuncture group (43) Control group (38)
Much better, n (%) 16 (8) 3 (2) 25 (58) 13 (34)
Better, n (%) 43 (20) 24 (13) 17 (40) 17 (45)
As before, n (%) 102 (49) 116 (63) 1 (2) 7 (18)
Worse, n (%) 41 (20) 35 (19) 0 1 (3)
Much worse, n (%) 8 (4) 6 (3) 0 0
Total, n (%) 210 (100) 184 (100) 43 (100) 38 (100)
  1. # comments collected twice weekly during week 1 and 2 and once week 3
  2. ## comments collected at the last visit, week 3