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Table 5 Results total Quality of Life (QOL) and QOL sub-scales

From: Yoga management of breast cancer-related lymphoedema: a randomised controlled pilot-trial

QOL Group mean ± SD b-8 Between group changes 0-8   Group mean ± SD 8b-12 Between group changes 8b-12
Variable Gp(n) Week 0 M ± SD Week M ± SD ∆int-∆con 0–8 MD; (95% CI) P(0–8) Variable Gp(n) Week 8b M ± SD Week 12 M ± SD ∆int-∆con 8b-12 MD; (95% CI) p(8b-12)
Total QOL
Con(11) 7.91 ± 1.22 7.45 ± 1.44 1.04; (-0.19 to 2.26) 0.437 Con(10) 7.40 ± 1.51 7.40 ± 1.51 0.44; (-0.38 to 1.27) 0.290
Int(12) 6.83 ± 2.55 7.42 ± 1.24 Int(9) 7.33 ± 0.87 7.78 ± 1.09
Function
Con(11) 1.36 ± 0.40 1.30 ± 0.36 -0.13; (-0.34 to 0.09) 0.364 Cont(10) 1.31 ± 0.38 1.35 ± 0.33 0.13; (-0.07 to 0.33) 0.210
Int(12) 1.48 ± 0.48 1.30 ± 0.31 Int(9) 1.34 ± 0.33 1.51 ± 0.14
Appearance
Con(11) 1.56 ± 0.81 1.56 ± 0.86 -0.07; (-0.34 to 0.20) 0.627 Con(10) 1.60 ± 0.69 1.60 ± 0.69 0.10; (-.25 to 0.45) 0.578
Int(11) 1.50 ± 0.34 1.43 ± 0.33 Int(9) 1.42 ± 0.37 1.52 ± 0.37
Symptoms
Con(11) 1.69 ± 0.37 1.82 ± 0.54 -0.44; (-0.74 tro -0.13) 0.038 Con(10) 1.90 ± 0.49 1.73 ± 0.47 0.17; (-0.05 to 0.39) 0.124
Int(12) 2.11 ± 0.61 1.81 ± 0.40 Int(9) 1.91 ± 0.38 1.91 ± 0.40
Emotions
Con(11) 1.71 ± 0.56 1.61 ± 0.49 -0.18; (-0.62 to 0.26) 0.430 Con(10) 1.62 ± 0.52 1.60 ± 0.56 0.04; (-0.24 to 0.31) 0.801
Int(12) 1.86 ± 0.74 1.58 ± 0.7 Int(9) 1.44 ± 0.45 1.46 ± 0.43
  1. ∆ = change; Gp = Group; M ± SD = Mean ± Standard Deviation; MD = Mean Difference; CI = Confidence Interval.
  2. N = number.
  3. Con = control group; Int = intervention group.
  4.  = non-parametric analysis.
  5. 0 = baseline.