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Research Article

Comparative Effectiveness of the Deqi Sensation and Non-Deqi by Moxibustion Stimulation: A Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis

Table 3

Comparison of GPCRND-KOA scores.

Variable Month 1 Month 7
Mean95% CIMean95% CI

Trial group5.234.44~6.014.784.37~5.18
Control group7.436.59~8.266.115.45~6.76
value 0.0001 0.0006

Adjusted means or proportions and confidence intervals (CI) from multilevel models (ANCOVA or GEE) with fixed effects. All data are intended to treat. Both groups . SD: standard deviation; GPCRND-KOA: guiding principle of clinical research on new drugs in the treatment of KOA score; KOA: knee osteoarthritis.

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