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Research Article

Effect of Foot Reflexology on Pain, Fatigue, and Quality of Sleep after Kidney Transplantation Surgery: A Parallel Randomized Controlled Trial

Table 2

Comparison of mean score of fatigue in intervention and control groups.

FatigueInterventionControlStatistical test valueMean difference value

The first day of surgery8.761.278.61.2612.740.0010.160.66
Before intervention (the second day after surgery)7.521.167.21.680.320.44
Immediately after intervention (the fourth day after surgery)3.321.415.561.66−2.24<0.001
One week after intervention (eleventh day after surgery)−2.68<0.001
Sphericity test300.3489.81

Repeated measures analysis of variance. ∗∗Adjusted for multiple comparisons.

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