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Table 4 Blind index test

From: Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for functional constipation: a randomised, sham-controlled pilot trial

Answers RA (n = 14) SA (n = 15) p-value
RA (n (%)) 8 (57.14%) 9 (64.29%) 0.9999
SA (n (%)) 3 (21.43%) 2 (14.29%)
Do not know (n (%)) 3 (21.43%) 3 (21.43%)
Blind index 0.357[−0.068, 0.782] −0.500[− 0.883, − 0.117]  
  1. pvalues determined by Fisher’s exact test
  2. RA real acupuncture, SA sham acupuncture