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Table 5 Clinical efficacy change score by multivariate regression analyses parameter estimates

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

DataTreatmentMean ± SD95% Conf.Intervalp-value
lowerupper
TNSS scoreLoratadine−0.574 (0.709)−0.416−0.7320. 343
Ginger extract−0.666 (0.649)− 0.522− 0.811
Minimal cross section area of right nose (cm2)Loratadine0.004 (0.032)−0.0030.0110.551
Ginger extract0.007 (0.037)−0.0010.016
Minimal cross section area of left nose (cm2)Loratadine−0.001 (0.033)−0.0080.0060.2357
Ginger extract0.005 (0.033)−0.0020.012
Volume estimates of the right nasal cavity (cm3)Loratadine0.011 (0.285)−0.0520.0750.106
Ginger extract0.086 (0.326)0.0140.159
Volume estimates of the left nasal cavity (cm3)Loratadine−0.006 (0.265)−0.0650.0530.02*
Ginger extract0.094 (0.288)0.0300.158
Distance from the nostril of right nose (cm)Loratadine−0.003 (0. 076)−0.0200.0140.402
Ginger extract0.006 (0. 066)−0.0080.021
Distance from the nostril of left nose (cm)Loratadine0.010 (0. 079)−0.0080.0270.008*
Ginger extract−0.023 (0. 097)−0.045− 0.002
Total RQLQ scoreLoratadine−0.266 (0.299)−0.199− 0.3320.701
Ginger extract−0.283 (0.276)−0.222− 0.345
  1. Statistical analysis: multivariate regression