Table 3: Results, treatment of knee osteoarthritis pain.

Intervention: Author, year (ref.); number of included subjects (n)Proportion patients (in%) reporting decreased knee osteoarthritis pain and increased function [1315]

Acupuncture
 Witt, 2005 [14]; n = 294 52
 Scharf, 2006 [15]; n = 1007 53
 Witt, 2006 [16]; n = 712 35
Minimal acupuncture
 Witt, 2005 [14]; n = 294 28
 Scharf, 2006 [15]; n = 1007 51
Standard care
 Scharf, 2006 [15]; n = 1007 29
Routine care
 Witt, 2006 [16]; n = 712 7
Waiting list
 Witt, 2005 [14]; n = 294 3