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Table 2 Data collection timeline

From: Acupressure to improve sleep quality of older people in residential aged care: a randomised controlled trial protocol

StagesEnrolmentPre-test
T0
4-Week acupressure interventionPost-test, T1 Follow-up, T2
Time pointWeek
0
Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8
Recruitment and consent4–6 weeks        
Baseline assessment:
- Demographic and clinical data
- ActiGraph
- PSQI, HADS, OPQOL-Brief
 X       
Intervention:
IG: acupressure + routine care
CG: routine care
  XXXX   
Post-test outcome assessment:
- ActiGraph
- PSQI, HADS, OPQOL-Brief
      X  
Follow-up assessment:
- ActiGraph
- PSQI, HADS, OPQOL-Brief
        X
  1. CG Control group, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, IG Intervention group, OPQOL-Brief Older People’s Quality of Life questionnaire–brief version, PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index