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Table 4 Mean scores (SD) for main outcomes for participants attending the 5th clinic*

From: Acupressure for smoking cessation – a pilot study

  group A n = 4 group B n = 5 group C n = 4
Mean NRT consumption    
quit week 208.8 (56.3) 122.4 (27.9) 179.0 (19.1)
FU1 week 202.5 (36.7) 143.6 (58.7) 162.5 (20.8)
FU2 week 173.3 (27.0) 150.0 (108.2) 152.5 (8.5)
Mean MPSS scores    
Run-in week 13.1 (1.9) 11.4 (2.4) 12.2 (3.8)
Quit week 11.4 (2.4) 12.9 (1.9) 13.8 (4.0)
FU1 week 12.0 (3.4) 11.8 (3.7) 13.1 (4.7)
FU2 week 12.7 (4.1) 11.2 (3.8) 13.8 (5.1)
  1. *insufficient data to analyse 6th (final) week
  2. NRT = nicotine replacement therapy
  3. FU = follow up