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Table 3 Unadjusted mean R-SMS-DS text scores by trial arm

From: Feasibility, acceptability and validity of SMS text messaging for measuring change in depression during a randomised controlled trial

Week Acupuncture Counselling Usual care
n Mean SD n Mean SD n Mean SD
2 180 5.4 (1.57) 163 5.9 (1.87) 87 5.8 (1.70)
3 182 5.6 (1.83) 159 5.7 (2.01) 90 5.7 (1.88)
4 183 5.4 (1.82) 157 5.6 (2.09) 89 5.5 (2.08)
5 187 5.2 (1.89) 156 5.4 (2.05) 94 5.7 (1.99)
6 177 4.9 (1.92) 152 5.2 (2.09) 87 5.3 (2.01)
7 176 4.8 (1.96) 151 5.1 (2.13) 90 5.4 (2.08)
8 169 4.7 (1.98) 155 5.0 (2.22) 87 5.4 (2.15)
9 169 4.5 (2.14) 149 4.7 (2.29) 92 5.2 (2.22)
10 169 4.4 (2.27) 154 4.5 (2.24) 87 5.4 (2.20)
11 163 4.5 (2.35) 146 4.7 (2.29) 87 5.8 (2.01)
12 166 4.4 (2.19) 150 4.4 (2.28) 87 5.7 (1.94)
13 167 4.1 (2.20) 144 4.5 (2.40) 89 5.2 (2.09)
14 161 4.0 (2.09) 151 4.6 (2.37) 82 5.3 (2.10)
15 152 3.9 (2.11) 142 4.5 (2.46) 86 5.2 (2.31)
16 151 3.9 (2.31) 137 4.3 (2.35) 85 5.3 (2.28)
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