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Table 2 Outcomes in breast cancer patients without interval recurrence (n = 39)

From: Contemplative self healing in women breast cancer survivors: a pilot study in underserved minority women shows improvement in quality of life and reduced stress

Outcomes Before program After program Within patient change Paired t-test
FACT-G     
 Total 80.5 ± 15.1 85.1 ± 14.0 +4.6 ± 10.9 .01
 Emotional 18.5 ± 5.0 19.3 ± 4.3 0.8 ± 4.1 .21
 Physical 22.8 ± 4.2 23.5 ± 4.2 0.7 ± 3.5 .25
 Social 20.1 ± 6.3 +21.7 ± 4.9 +1.6 ± 4.6 .04
 Functional 19.1 ± 6.6 20.5 ± 5.5 +1.4 ± 4.5 .06
BCS 24.3 ± 6.6 24.5 ± 6.5 +0.2 ± 5.2 .83
FACT-B 104.9 ± 19.9 109.6 ± 18.6 +4.8 ± 12.8 .03
FACIT spirituality 37.2 ± 8.2 38.9 ± 7.1 +1.4 ± 1.0 .17
Impact of events     
EvEvents
 IES Total 26.3 ± 18.9 19.8 ± 15.5 −6.6 ± 15.5 .01
 IES avoidance 15.5 ± 10.6 11.4 ± 8.1 −3.8 ± 9.2 .01
 IES intrusive 11.5 ± 9.3 8.4 ± 8.3 −2.9 ± 7/9 .03