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Table 3 Intergroup analysis. Statistical significance between groups

From: Manual therapy versus therapeutic exercise in non-specific chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial

Variable P
Week 1
Post-hoc P P
Week 4
Post-hoc P P
Week 12
Post-hoc P
VAS 0.067a MTC 0.329c 0.001*a MTC 0.001*c 0.003*a MTC 0.008*c
TEC 0.070c TEC 0.001*c TEC 0.007*c
MTTE 1.000c MTTE 1.000c MTTE 1.000c
NDI 0.001*b MTC 0.001*d 0.001*b MTC 0.001*d 0.001*a MTC 0.001*c
TEC 0.001*d TEC 0.001*d TEC 0.001*c
MTTE 0.031*d MTTE 0.356d MTTE 1.000c
PPT 0.853b MTC 0.743d 0.002*a MTC 0.001*c 0.001*b MTC 0.012*d
TEC 0.991d TEC 0.415c TEC 0.001*d
MTTE 0.532d MTTE 0.072c MTTE 0.674d
  1. C control group, MT manual therapy group, TE therapeutic exercise group, P statistical significance
  2. aANOVA
  3. bKruskal-Wallis H
  4. cBonferroni
  5. dMann-Whitney U
  6. *Statistically significant differences between groups (P < 0.05)