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Table 4 Pilot RCT outcome measures (6-month follow-up)

From: Case management vocational rehabilitation for women with breast cancer after surgery: a feasibility study incorporating a pilot randomised controlled trial

  6-month follow-up         
  All   Intervention Control    95% CI   
Outcome Mean [SD] Mean [SD] Mean [SD] Mean diff. Lower Upper p value
Primary           
Sick leave (days) 87.8 [70.4] 55.4 [52.4] 108.5 [74.7] 53.1 −15.8 122.0 0.122
Secondary           
FACT-B [0–144] 103.4 [20.0] 109.0 [17.9] 98.9 [21.4] 10.1 −31.7 11.5 0.333
Physical (PWB) [0–28] 22.4 [5.4] 23.1 [3.9] 21.9 [6.5] 1.2 −7.2 4.8 0.680
Social/family (SWB) [0–28] 20.1 [7.5] 19.7 [7.5] 20.5 [8.0] −0.8 −7.6 9.2 0.841
Emotional (EWB) [0–24] 18.9 [3.9] 19.7 [2.4] 18.3 [4.9] 1.4 −5.4 2.7 0.471
Functional (FWB) [0–28] 18.9 [6.0] 20.1 [7.9] 18.0 [4.2] 2.1 −8.7 4.4 0.494
Breast cancer sub-scale (BCS) [0–36] 22.9 [5.5] 26.4 [4.7] 20.2 [4.7] 6.2 −11.2 −1.1 0.020
FACT-B Trial Outcome Index (TOI) [0–92] 64.3 [13.1] 69.6 [11.7] 60.1 [13.1] 9.5 −23.1 4.1 0.155
FACIT-Fatigue [0–52] 35.5 [13.8] 35.7 [13.5] 35.4 [14.9] 0.3 −15.7 15.2 0.971