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Table 4

Preintervention, postintervention, and change scores for mean values of POMS.

GroupCUIDATE programControlBetween-group differences

Tension-anxiety

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention−9.66 (−13.45; −5.83)−0.34 (−2.95; 2.26)−9.32 (−13.79; −4.85)*
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up−5.89 (−2.53; −9.54)−0.28 (−2.76; 6.26)−6.17 (−1.71; −10.63)

Depression-dejection

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention−7.36 (−11.15; −3.57)−0.02 (−2.84; 2.79)−7.33 (−11.93; −2.73)*
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up−4.22 (−8.62; −0.87) 2.88 (0.73; 6.50)−7.00 (−12.64; −0.77)

Anger-hostility

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention−7.87 (−12.16; −3.59)1.31 (−2.05; 4.04)−9.19 (−14.20; −3.65)*
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up −5.92 (−10.13; −1.72)1.73 (−1.59; 5.06) −7.65 (−12.95; −2.36)

Vigor

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention 5.29 (3.40; 8.29)0.17 (−2.57; 2.22)5.12 (2.65; 9.38)*
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up 5.00 (2.16; 7.83)−1.19 (−3.94; 1.56)6.19 (2.30; 10.06)

Fatigue

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention −8.03 (−11.19; −4.86)−1.93 (−5.06; 0.20)−6.10 (−9.12; −1.07)*
 Pre intervention–6 months followup−6.45 (−9.50; −3.39)−0.84 (−3.44; −1.74)−5.61 (−8.56; −0.35)

Confusion

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention−4.68 (−7.71; −1.55)−1.40 (−4.55; 1.11)−3.28 (−7.05; 1.22)
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up−2.50 (−5.36; 0.36)−0.60 (−4.39; 3.19)−2.91 (−6.42; 2.62)

Total disturbance mood

Preintervention
Postintervention
6 months followup
Within group change scores
 Pre-post intervention3442.85 (1623.71; 5353.11)491.31 (−905.90; 1608.76)2951.54 (754.29; 5124.67)*
 Pre intervention–6 months follow up2685.71 (986.08; 4835.34)38.46 (−1553.29; 1630.21)2647.25 (454.29; 4854.29)

*Significant group × time interaction (Repeated ANOVA test, ).

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