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Table 2 Mean effect and B-coefficient for all outcome measures

From: The effect of two weeks of spinal manipulative therapy and home stretching exercises on pain and disability in patients with persistent or recurrent neck pain; a randomized controlled trial

  Intervention Control B CI   P-value
NRS-11
 Baseline, mean (n) 4,7 (65) 4,2 (64)     
 After 2 weeks (128) (n) 3,6 (66) 3,1 (62)     
 Difference BL-2 weeks -1,1 -1,1 −0,0 −0,0 0,0 0,31
McGill questionnaire
 Baseline (n) 23,7 (64) 23,2 (64)     
 After 2 weeks (n) 22,8 (65) 21,3 (61)     
 Difference BL-2 weeks −0,9 −1,9 0,5 −0,6 1,6 0,38
EQ5D
 Baseline (n) 0,897 (66) 0,903 (65)     
 After 2 weeks (n) 0,897 (62) 0,899 (57)     
 Difference BL-2 weeks −0,007 0,006 0,001 − 0,012 0,013 0,92
Neck Disability Index
 Baseline (n) 22,6 (57) 21,7 (58)     
 After 2 weeks (n) 20,5 (58) 19,8 (55)     
 Difference BL − 2 weeks -2,1 −1,9 −0,0 −0,3 0,1 0,45