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Table 1 Information extracted from utilized studies concerning recovery from fatigue

From: Evidence-based effect size estimation:An illustration using the case of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue

Acupuncture Studies (Treatment)
Study ID Patient Population Instruments, Units n 1 x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafmiEaGNbaebaaaa@2D66@ base 2 S base 3 x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafmiEaGNbaebaaaa@2D66@ f-up 4 x ¯ MathType@MTEF@5@5@+=feaagaart1ev2aaatCvAUfKttLearuWrP9MDH5MBPbIqV92AaeXatLxBI9gBaebbnrfifHhDYfgasaacPC6xNi=xH8viVGI8Gi=hEeeu0xXdbba9frFj0xb9qqpG0dXdb9aspeI8k8fiI+fsY=rqGqVepae9pg0db9vqaiVgFr0xfr=xfr=xc9adbaqaaeGaciGaaiaabeqaaeqabiWaaaGcbaGafmiEaGNbaebaaaa@2D66@ f-up 5 Cohen's D
Vickers et al. Breast cancer survivors Brief Fatigue Inventory 31 6.47 1.21 4.55 2.16 1.02
VickersSMLG    31 6.47 1.21 4.97 2.16 0.80
Vickers90%    31 6.47 1.21 5.21 2.16 0.62
A-W.AVG    199      0.56
Hays et al. Consecutive patients SF-36 vitality/energy (reversed) 54 57.00 9.60 52.00 8.90 0.54
Harris et al. Patients with fibromyalgia Multi-dimen'l fatigue inventory 114 16.60 3.19 14.98 3.89 0.45
Wait-list Control Groups
Carpenter Breast cancer survivors Fatigue Scale from FACT 16 5.82 5.00 3.99 5.00 0.37
Courneya Breast cancer survivors Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 28 10.80 8.80 8.80 8.10 0.24
Stanton Breast cancer survivors Linear analogue scale for fatigue 136 44.00 19.90 40.16 18.40 0.20
C-W.AVG    246      0.16
Pinto Breast cancer survivors POMS S. Form Fatigue Subscale 43 41.66 25.04 42.28 26.20 0.02
Badger Breast cancer survivors SF 36 (reversed) 24 37.63 25.50 37.15 28.20 -0.02
  1. 1. number of observations.
  2. 2. mean at baseline.
  3. 3. standard deviation at baseline.
  4. 4. mean at follow-up.
  5. 5. standard deviation at follow-up.