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Table 4 The score of quality of life of ginger extract and loratadine

From: Ginger extract versus Loratadine in the treatment of allergic rhinitis: a randomized controlled trial

DataaFollow-upTreatmentp-value***
Ginger extractLoratadine
Total RQLQ scoreWeek 02.98 (0.99)3.12 (1.12)0.547
Week 31.88 (0.96) †††1.92 (1.17) †††0.881
Week 61.34 (0.95) †††1.44 (1.06) †††0.660
Activity limitationWeek 03.95 (1.08)4.32 (0.99)0.119
Week 32.64 (1.31) †††2.98 (1.41) †††0.279
Week 61.75 (1.27) †††2.15 (1.36) †††0.211
Sleep problemsWeek 03.00 (1.46)2.93 (1.58)0.827
Week 31.87 (1.32) †††1.50 (1.22) †††0.209
Week 61.13 (1.23) †††1.18 (1.24) †††0.861
Non-nose/eye symptomsWeek 02.82 (1.28)2.96 (1.44)0.653
Week 31.65 (1.01) †††1.92 (1.40) ††0.339
Week 61.30 (1.13) †††1.37 (1.19) †††0.819
Practical problemsWeek 03.07 (1.52)3.50 (1.55)0.210
Week 32.04 (1.34) ††2.17 (1.50) †††0.713
Week 61.57 (1.35) †††1.59 (1.22) †††0.946
Nose symptomsWeek 03.48 (1.20)3.92 (1.38)0.129
Week 32.28 (1.30) †††2.33 (1.33) ††0.864
Week 61.67 (1.36) †††1.96 (1.31) †††0.379
Eye symptomsWeek 02.39 (1.44)2.28 (1.81)0.772
Week 31.47 (1.44) †††1.28 (1.50) †††0.578
Week 61.05 (1.16) †††1.00 (1.28) †††0.864
EmotionWeek 02.32 (1.53)2.10 (1.54)0.537
Week 31.46 (1.22) †††1.31(1.33) †††0.627
Week 60.94 (0.95) †††0.96 (1.06) †††0.948
  1. aData represent mean (SD), **Statistical analysis: repeated measured ANOVA, †Significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.05), ††significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.01), and†††significant difference from day 0 within group (p < 0.001)
  2. *** Statistical analysis: Independent two-sample Student’s t-test
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