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Table 4 Number and proportions of completers, non-completers, and responders at 4 to 6-month and 12-month follow-up (n)

From: Evaluation of pain and function after two home exercise programs in a clinical trial on women with chronic neck pain - with special emphasises on completers and responders

  STRENGTH STRENGTH STRETCH STRETCH
  4 to 6 months 12 months 4 to 6 months 12 months
  n = 24a n =20b n = 19 n = 19
Completers 19 (79%) 11 (55%) 17 (89%) 10 (53%)
Responders neck pain 9 (47%) 5 (45%) 7 (41%) 4 (40%)
Responders shoulder pain 9 (47%) 6 (55%) 8 (47%) 5 (50%)
Responders function 7 (37%) 6 (55%) 5 (29%) 2 (20%)
Non completers 5 (21%) 9 (45%) 2 (11%) 9 (47%)
Responders neck pain 1 (20%) 5 (56%) 0 3 (33%)
Responders shoulder pain 1 (20%) 2 (22%) 1 (50%) 4 (44%)
Responders function 2 (40%) 5 (56%) 0 2 (22%)
  1. a = missing data from two subjects b = missing data from two subjects.