Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Acupuncture Differentially Affects the High-Frequency Spectral Energy in Radial Pulse Positions Depending on Type of Lower Back Pain

Table 3

SE13–50 Hz of the six pulse positions (all, ).

Pulse positionBaseline (A0)Preintervention (A1)Postintervention (A2) value (A0 vs. A1) value (A1 vs. A2)95% CI (A0 vs. A1)95% CI (A1 vs. A2)

Right CunMean4.093E − 145.235E − 144.590E − 140.16960.44401.80E − 14, 1.40E − 131.09E − 13, 7.77E − 14
SD5.386E − 146.165E − 143.811E − 14

Right GuanMean4.972E − 144.758E − 145.333E − 140.75990.4149−1.01E − 13, 1.08E − 13−7.85E − 14, 1.02E − 13
SD4.444E − 143.004E − 144.710E − 14

Right ChiMean5.077E − 145.086E − 143.779E − 140.97940.0528−2.90E − 14, 8.21E − 14−1.47E − 13, 1.85E − 14
SD5.560E − 144.643E − 142.773E − 14

Left CunMean3.588E − 143.219E − 143.095E − 140.38090.7530−7.20E − 14, 4.80E − 14−4.97E − 14, 4.87E − 14
SD3.086E − 142.271E − 142.047E − 14

Left GuanMean4.543E − 145.394E − 144.880E − 140.34320.5224−6.08E − 14, 6.99E − 14−3.47E − 14, 7.22E − 14
SD4.923E − 148.254E − 144.957E − 14

Left ChiMean4.129E − 144.696E − 144.279E − 140.47410.5439−4.90E − 14, 8.82E − 14−4.80E − 14, 7.99E − 14
SD3.991E − 146.041E − 144.235E − 14

. A0 = assessed 30 min before acupuncture; A1 = assessed 10 min before acupuncture; A2 = assessed 10 min after acupuncture; SD = standard deviation. 95% CI is presented as a range from the lower limit to the upper limit.

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