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Table 3 Mean changes between baseline and endpoint in mental health rating scales' total scores in women treated with placebo or paroxetine

From: Quality of life and metabolic status in mildly depressed women with type 2 diabetes treated with paroxetine: A single-blind randomised placebo controlled trial

  Placebo (n = 6) Paroxetine (n = 7) 95% confidence interval of difference between groups p*
  Mean SD Mean SD   
Hamilton's Anxiety Scale -0.67 4.63 -5.43 5.32 -1.31 to 10.84 0.13
Montgomery-Åsberg's Rating Scale -1.50 3.97 -4.00 3.46 -2.14 to 7.14 0.25
Beck's Depression Inventory -5.83 6.24 -6.57 5.80 -6.71 to 8.19 0.88
RAND-36 129.4 139.4 60.5 270.6 -194.93 to 332.63 0.67
  1. *Mann-Whitney U-test