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Table 3 Changes in FACT-G and IES according to program participation: Class attendance and meditation at home

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

  Within-patient change in FACT-G Within patient change in IES
Class attendance   
1-9 classes   
 Meditation never, rarely or some days +3.3 ± 10.3 −7.0 ± 21.4
 Meditation most days or every day +5.5 ± 4.9 −5.5 ± 21.9
10-20 classes   
 Meditation never,rarely or some days +5.1 ± 11.4 −3.6 ± 13.2
 Meditation most days or every day +6.5 ± 13.5 −7.7 ± 15.2