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Table 2 Study variable scores pre and post-treatment

From: Is it feasible and effective to provide osteopathy and acupuncture for patients with musculoskeletal problems in a GP setting? A service evaluation

  Pre-treatment
Median (interquartile range)
Post-treatment
Median (interquartile range)
z-score p-value
EQ-5D - index
(range -.59-1 ↑ = better)
.440 (.137-.727) .621 (.533-.796) -4.82 < 0.0001
EQ-5D - VAS
(range 0-100 ↑ = better)
70.0 (54.5-80.0) 70.0 (50.0-85.0) -1.85 0.064
Physical activity
(range 1-5 ↑ = better)
3.0 (2.0-4.0) 3.0 (2.0-4.0) -1.02 0.307
Well-being and general health
(range 1-6↑ = better)
3.0 (2.0-4.0) 3.0 (2.0-4.0) -6.11 0.541