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Table 3 Participant treatment details

From: Tactile acuity training for patients with chronic low back pain: a pilot randomised controlled trial

  Intervention (n = 9) Placebo (n = 6) p-value
Physiotherapist training sessions (number) 2.8 (0.5) 3.0 (0.0) 0.17
Home training sessions (number) 36 (25) 39 (30) 0.83
Usual care sessions (number) 5.2 (2.3) 5.2 (1.7) 0.96
Treatment credibility (0-100 mm) 81 (19) 83 (19) 0.81
Home vs. hospital training credibility (0-100 mm) 67 (33) 77 (19) 0.52
Home compared to hospital training   0.63
Hospital better (no.) 2 1  
Equal (no.) 5 5  
Home better (no.) 0 0  
  1. Legend: Data are presented as mean (1SD) except for the home compared to hospital training outcome measure which reports participant numbers. Note for the number of physiotherapist and home training sessions variable, and the home vs. hospital training credibility variable data were provided by only 8 participants in the intervention group. For the home compared to hospital training variable data were only provided by 7 participants in the intervention group.