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Table 2 Pain intensity scores (VAS) in experimental groups

From: Reduction of chronic non-specific low back pain: A randomised controlled clinical trial on acupuncture and baclofen

Group
(n= 20)
Weeks
0 1 2 3 4 5 10
C 64.5 (19.3) 64.2 (21.1) 64.1 (19.4) 64.1 (22.3) 64.3 (20.1) 64.3 (23.8) 64.2 (25.5)
BA 64.5 (18.3) 52.8 (19.4)# 55.1 (21.1) 62.1 (18.7) 63 (20.2) 61.9 (22.3) 63.7 (24.4)
AC 64.3 (17.8) 56.5 (19.9) 50.5 (20.1)# 49.1 (19.3)### 47.3 (18.9)### 47 (19.1)### 50.1 (20.3)###
BA+AC 64.6 (16.8) 52.1 (15.9)‡ 45.1 (15.2)‡ 45.6 (14.7)‡ 42.3 (13.9)‡ 40.1 (13.3)‡ 47.3 (14.1)‡
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD).
  2. ‡ P < 0.05: comparing BA+AC with AC
  3. # P < 0.05, ### P < 0.001: comparing AC with BA