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Table 3 Differences in primary outcome measures

From: Preliminary results, methodological considerations and recruitment difficulties of a randomised clinical trial comparing two treatment regimens for patients with headache and neck pain

Variable Treatment Group Follow-up week 7 Follow-up week 12 Follow-up week 26
Responders/Non responders (GPE) UC 6/12 6/12 7/6
  UCMT 5/9 5/9 6/8
  Diff Proportion 3% 3% 11%
HIT-6 score (points) UC 60.10 ± 5.55* 58.50 ± 4.62* 56.80 ± 6.46*
mean ± SD UCMT 57.93 ± 4.58* 56.00 ± 6.95* 55.21 ± 9.75*
  Mean Diff 2.17 2.50 3.54
  CI -2.12; 6.46 -2.74; 7.74 -5.76; 8.94
  1. GPE: Global Perceived Effect; HIT-6: Headache Impact Test, 6 items (scores can range from 36-78 points), CI: Confidence interval; Diff: Difference between groups; UC: Usual Care; UCMT: Usual care plus Manual Therapy.
  2. *: significant within group difference compared to value at baseline (Repeated Measures ANOVA, sign. level: p < .05)
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