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Table 3 Highlights the differences in estimation for the parameters evaluated for each two consecutive weeks

From: Does Jacobson’s relaxation technique reduce consumption of psychotropic and analgesic drugs in cancer patients? A multicenter pre–post intervention study

  Comparison Estimate of the difference
Time 1 Time 2 Estimate of the difference 95%CI inferior 95%CI superior p value*
Level of anxiety prior to the session Week 1 Week 2 0.32 0.03 0.61 0.023
Week 2 Week 3 0.20 −0.09 0.48 0.296
Week 3 Week 4 0.10 −0.19 0.39 0.817
Level of relaxation achieved Week 1 Week 2 −1.75 −2.06 −1.45 <.001
Week 2 Week 3 −0.66 − 0.97 − 0.36 <.001
Week 3 Week 4 −0.43 − 0.74 − 0.13 0.001
Level of concentration during the exercises Week 1 Week 2 −1.17 − 1.47 −0.88 <.001
Week 2 Week 3 −0.67 −0.97 − 0.38 <.001
Week 3 Week 4 −0.57 −0.87 − 0.28 <.001
Mastery over the technique Week 1 Week 2 −0.45 −0.74 − 0.15 <.001
Week 2 Week 3 −0.70 −1.00 −0.41 <.001
Week 3 Week 4 −0.50 −0.79 − 0.20 <.001
Confidence in its usefulness Week 1 Week 2 −0.06 −0.27 0.15 0.865
Week 2 Week 3 −0.33 −0.54 − 0.12 <.001
Week 3 Week 4 −0.27 −0.48 − 0.06 0.006