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Table 3 Observed and Fitted Group Results for Simplified Nutritional Appetite Questionnaire assessment

From: Efficacy of acupuncture in the prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced cancer: a multi-center, single-blind, randomized, sham-controlled clinical research

 True acupuncture group (n = 62)Sham Acupuncture Group (n = 58)P-value
Mean (SD)95% CIMean (SD)95% CI
Day 120.145 (3.463)19.27 ~ 21.0221.138 (2.453)20.49 ~ 21.780.071
Day 7 (± 1)19.113 (3.052)18.34 ~ 19.8918.983 (3.301)18.11 ~ 19.850.823
Day 10 (± 1)20.806 (3.274)19.98 ~ 21.6419.897 (2.942)19.12 ~ 20.670.113
Day 14 (± 1)21.823 (3.262)20.99 ~ 22.6520.121 (2.728)19.40 ~ 20.840.003*
Day 21 (± 1)22.387 (3.138)21.59 ~ 23.1820.431 (2.872)19.68 ~ 21.190.001*
  1. SD standard deviation, CI confidence interval
  2. *P values are based on independent-samples t-tests comparing differences in between-group means