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Table 3 Comparison between intra-group and intra-group marital intimacy of women before and after the intervention

From: Investigating the effect of couple-centered counseling by Gottman method on the intimacy of infertile couples referring to the infertility Ward of Fatemieh hospital, Hamadan, Iran in 2020: a quasi-experimental study

Variable intervenion group
Mean (standard deviation)
control group
Mean (Standard deviation)
Mean difference (CI 95%) statistics P-value*
Before intervention 75.6 (10.63) 75.76 (13.29) 0.16 (−6.05, 6.38) 0.05 0.95
After the intervention 78.86 (7.78) 76.20 (13.17) −2.66 (−8.27, 2.94) −0.95 0.34
Mean difference (CI 95%) −3.26 (−5.89, − 0.64) −0.43 (−1.82, 0.96)    
statistics −2.54 −0.63    
P-value** 0.01 0.53    
  1. *Independent t-test, ** Paired t-test