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Research Article

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

Table 5

SE13–50 Hz of the six pulse positions of patients with dull, aching pain (Group 2, ).

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 CunMean3.714E − 145.137E − 144.187E − 140.28520.4764−2.90E − 14, 1.40E − 13−1.77E − 13, 1.30E − 13
SD5.249E − 146.593E − 142.941E − 14

Right GuanMean4.417E − 145.032E − 145.754E − 140.40330.4541−9.50E − 14, 2.18E − 13−1.20E − 13, 1.54E − 13
SD3.382E − 143.116E − 145.236E − 14

Right ChiMean4.269E − 144.402E − 144.268E − 140.81380.8109−3.16E − 14, 1.25E − 13−1.34E − 13, 1.07E − 13
SD4.962E − 143.441E − 143.315E − 14

Left CunMean3.445E − 142.975E − 142.780E − 140.48260.6681−1.03E − 13, 4.70E − 14−4.80E − 14, 5.12E − 14
SD2.762E − 142.160E − 141.654E − 14

Left GuanMean3.616E − 143.125E − 143.832E − 140.11190.0864−1.21E − 13, 1.14E − 14−3.95E − 15, 1.22E − 13
SD2.540E − 141.987E − 142.309E − 14

Left ChiMean3.182E − 143.731E − 143.826E − 140.42070.9105−6.59E − 14, 1.08E − 13−8.01E − 14 1.60E − 13
SD2.246E − 143.310E − 143.246E − 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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