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Table 3 Outcomes at three and twelve months

From: Acupuncture for pain and osteoarthritis of the knee: a pilot study for an open parallel-arm randomised controlled trial

   Acupuncture Control
OUTCOMES AT THREE MONTHS
Mean OKS (SD)   23.07 (6.54) 26.07 (10.91)
Mean WOMAC Scores (SD)
  Pain 3.6 (2.92) 6.57 (4.54)
  Stiffness 2.2 (1.78) 3.29 (1.86)
  Function 13.4 (12.12) 21.86 (11.99)
  Global 19.2 (16.52) 31.71 (17.5)
Mean SF36 Scores (SD)
  Physical Functioning 60 (27.97) 52.14 (20.16)
  Social Functioning 78.33 (25.65) 71.43 (24.72)
  Role Physical Functioning 63.33 (28.63) 53.57 (29.08)
  Role Mental Functioning 76.11 (26.7) 76.79 (24.06)
  Mental Health 75 (14.64) 70 (21.99)
  Vitality 61.67 (18.13) 49.52 (17.01)
  Pain 68.93 (24.01) 59.57 (24.63)
  General Health 71.33 (18.62) 58.62 (21.27)
EQ5D (mean)   0.71 (0.26) 0.66 (0.25)
OUTCOMES AT TWELVE MONTHS
Mean OKS (SD)   24.5 (7.5) 28.1 (9)
Mean WOMAC Scores (SD)    
  Pain 4.7 (2.3) 5.3 (3.9)
  Stiffness 2.7 (1.6) 2.8 (1.6)
  Function 17.4 (13.9) 17.6 (12.6)
  Global 24.8 (17.1) 25.6 (17.6)
Mean SF36 Scores (SD)
  Physical Functioning 54.2 (29.5) 55.6 (24.9)
  Social Functioning 81.3 (20.3) 76.6 (20.5)
  Role Physical Functioning 71.4 (25.21) 57.8 (27.9)
  Role Mental Functioning 79.2 (26.95) 67.7 (18.6)
  Mental Health 73.1 (17.02) 65.0 (19.1)
  Vitality 58.2 (13.11) 46.9 (17.4)
  Pain 65.2 (22.3) 65.9 (17.3)
  General Health 67.7 (18.7) 62.4 (4.2)
EQ5D (mean)   0.66 (0.24) 0.63 (0.19)