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Table 3 Information extracted from randomized controlled pilot study involving acupuncture for 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) S f-up (5) Cohen's D
Moulassiotis, Baseline to Completion Cancer survivors, primarily lymphoma and breast Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 13 16.4 2.40 10.5 3.00 2.15
Moulassiotis, Baseline to Follow-up Cancer survivors, primarily lymphoma and breast Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 13 16.4 2.40 12.8 3.20 1.25
Wait-list Control Groups
Moulassiotis, Baseline to Completion Cancer survivors, primarily lymphoma and breast Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 13 17.8 2.50 17.7 2.60 0.04
Moulassiotis, Baseline to Follow-up Cancer survivors, primarily lymphoma and breast Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory 13 17.8 2.50 16.9 3.00 0.32
  1. 6. number of observations.
  2. 7. mean at baseline.
  3. 8. standard deviation at baseline.
  4. 9. mean at follow-up.
  5. 10. standard deviation at follow-up.