Table 4: Treatment effects for QST massage (repeated measures Anova/Manova).

VariableGroup main intervention effect
(Degrees of freedom)

Univariate analysis
 Stress17.2 (1,82).00008.173Large
 Receptive language
  (PLS-5 auditory)
4.81(1,82).031.055Medium
 Expressive language
  (PLS-5 expressive)
0.18(1,82).667.002Small
Multivariate analyses
 Severity5.17(2,81).008.113Medium-large
  Post-hoc
   ABC8.11(1,82).006.090
   CARS3.34(1,82).071.039
 Sensory and self-regulation7.40(3,80).00002.217Large
  Post-hoc
   Sensory15.16(1,82).00002.156
   Tactile/oral14.92(1,82).00002.154
   Self-regulation17.92(1,82).00006.179
 General development0.42(2,81).656.010Small
  Post-hoc
   Vineland daily living
         skills
      Vineland socialization
No post-hoc analyses