Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Efficacy and Safety of Acupuncture for Acute Low Back Pain in Emergency Department: A Pilot Cohort Study

Table 3

Changes in VAS between control group and acupuncture group.

Control ()Acupuncture () value
MedianMedian

ΔVAS2-VAS10.0 0 0 −2.0 −4 −1 <0.001
ΔVAS3-VAS1−1.5 −3 0 −4.0 −5 −1 0.370
ΔVAS3-VAS2−1.5 −3 0 −1.0 −3 2 0.181

value by Mann-Whitney test.
: Percentile 25.
: Percentile 75.
Statistically significant difference ().
ΔVAS2-VAS1, changes of VAS-2 and VAS-1; ΔVAS3-VAS1, changes of VAS-3 and VAS-1; ΔVAS3-VAS2, changes of VAS-3 and VAS-2.