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Table 4 Comparison of quality of life and its subscales between study groups

From: Effect of acceptance and commitment therapy on mood, sleep quality and quality of life in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Counseling group (n = 43) Control group (n = 43) P-value
Mean (SD) Median (Per 25 to 75)§ Mean (SD) Median (Per 25 to 75)§
Vasomotor
 Before intervention 6.07 (4.33) 6.00 (3.00 to 9.00) 5.26 (3.37) 4.00 (3.00 to 8.00) 0.333
 After intervention 4.07 (3.31) 3.00 (2.00 to 6.00) 4.45 (3.18) 4.00 (2.00 to 6.00) 0.451 *
 Intra-group comparison (P-value)¥ < 0.001 < 0.001  
Psychosocial
 Before intervention 5.87 (7.75) 4.00 (0.00 to 9.00) 3.77 (5.51) 1.00 (0.00 to 5.00) 0.222 *
 After intervention 3.66 (5.15) 2.00 (0.00 to 5.00) 3.12 (4.52) 1.00 (0.00 to 5.00) 0.435 *
 Intra-group comparison (P-value)¥ < 0.001 0.002  
Physical
 Before intervention 17.35 (13.57) 12.00 (9.00 to 24.00) 16.80 (13.35) 12.00 (8.00 to 16.00) 0.976*
 After intervention 14.03 (12.3) 10.00 (5.00 to 18.00) 14.33 (11.88) 10.00 (7.00 to 14.00) 0.565*
 Intra-group comparison (P-value)¥ < 0.001 < 0.001  
Sexual
 Before intervention 2.19 (4.14) 0.00 (0.00 to 2.00) 1.42 (2.89) 0.00 (0.00 to 1.00) 0.431 *
 After intervention 1.73 (3.44) 0.00 (0.00 to 1.00) 1.26 (2.66) 0.00 (0.00 to 1.00) 0.705 *
 Intra-group comparison (P-value)¥ 0.004 0.176  
Total quality of life score
 Before intervention 31.47 (24.55) 24.00 (14.00 to42.00) 27.24 (19.99) 21.00 (13.00 to 29.00) 0.457*
 After intervention 23.47 (20.13) 18.00 (9.00 to 28.00) 23.14 (17.76) 17.00 (10.00 to 26.00) 0.759*
 Intra-group comparison (P-value)¥ < 0.001 < 0.001  
  1. *Mann Whitney U test; Independent t-test; Mean (Standard Deviation); §Median (Percentile 25 to Percentile 75);
  2. ¥ Wilcoxon test