Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

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 4

Comparison of knee circumference.

Variable Month 1 Month 7
Mean95% CIMean95% CI

Trial group38.3237.07~39.5637.2236.24~38.19
Control group40.3039.95~41.6439.1038.39~40.19
value 0.03 0.007

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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