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Table 6 the function index at week 4, 8, 12

From: Effectiveness of Boswellia and Boswellia extract for osteoarthritis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Secondary outcomes Overall effect Heterogeneity test Figure Reference
MD 95%CI P Tau2 I2 (%) P Statistical method Studies (N) Sample size (N)
WOMAC pain at 4 weeks − 7.18 − 10.56, − 3.80 <0.0001 9.23 81 0.0003 Random inverse variance 3 186 Fig S10 [24, 26, 33]
WOMAC pain at 8 weeks − 8.95 −13.56, − 4.35 0.0001 14.91 84 0.0004 Random inverse variance 2 127 Fig S11 [24, 26]
WOMAC pain at 12 weeks − 12.79 −18.41, − 7.43 <0.00001 22.56 94 <0.00001 Random inverse variance 3 262 Fig S12 [24, 26]