Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

From Body to Mind and Spirit: Qigong Exercise for Bereaved Persons with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Like Illness

Table 1

Comparison of bereaved and nonbereaved participants with CFS-like illness at baseline ().

Bereaved ()Nonbereaved ()
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)

CF total score40.87 (6.26)38.94 (6.25) 0.092
 CF: physical score24.78 (4.16)24.50 (3.65)0.684
 CF: mental score16.09 (3.33)14.44 (3.93)0.017

HADS
 Anxiety10.96 (2.17)10.93 (2.25)0.954
 Depression9.13 (2.23)9.27 (2.06)0.718

SF-12
 SF-PSC34.02 (6.00)37.17 (7.11)0.011
 SF-MSC33.22 (9.50)32.80 (9.64)0.807

Spirituality
 Total score68.74 (25.11)67.52 (25.10)0.790
  Tranquility 25.39 (10.64)24.40 (10.37)0.602
  Disorientation 24.76 (11.66)24.81 (12.08)0.982
  Resilience 18.11 (6.73)17.93 (6.19)0.880

CF: Chalder Fatigue; -test.
HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (score interpretation for each subscale: 0–7: normal; 8–10: mild; 11–14: moderate; 15–21: severe).
PCS: physical-component summary; MCS: mental-component summary.