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Research Article

Effects of Inhalation Aromatherapy on Symptoms of Sleep Disturbance in the Elderly with Dementia

Table 2

Means and comparisons of sleep indices between the control period and the intervention period.

Variable Control period Intervention periodPeriodTimePeriod × time
M SDM SD ppp

SL (min)32.217.829.217.70.750.3991.190.2610.850.649
TST (min)444.389.3461.295.210.080.0050.990.4710.980.483
SE (%)72.911.374.612.04.260.0540.950.5191.020.435
DLSSP (min)173.052.1186.262.64.460.0491.330.1590.760.754
WTASO (min)129.659.8125.870.00.310.5860.590.9140.750.767
EMA (times)1.52.50.71.5−2.590.010
NPI6.46.05.66.03.860.0652.670.0835.410.032

Note. -value refers to overall time of each period effect using Wilcoxon signed rank test.
Period comparing the control and intervention periods.
-value refers to main and alternate effects using two-way ANOVA.
N = 19.
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