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Table 1 Homogeneity tests for baseline demographic characteristics and study variables for 46 patients with acute lateral ankle sprain

From: Effects of Dangguixu-san in patients with acute lateral ankle sprain: a randomized controlled trial

Dependent variables DS (n = 23) Placebo (n = 23) p or x2 (P)
Mean (SD) or n (%) Mean (SD) or n (%)
Age (years) 43.57 (14.99) 43.74 (15.42) − 0.52 (.605)a
Gender (female) 14 (60.9%) 10 (43.5%) 1.39 (.188)b
Lesion side (Lt) 13 (56.5%) 9 (39.1%) 1.39 (.188)b
Sprains injury rating (grade 1) 12 (52.2%) 11 (47.8%) 0.09 (1.00)b
Duration 1.48 (0.73) 1.57 (0.51) − 0.65 (.514)b
BMI 25.44 (3.49) 23.81 (2.44) − 1.78 (.075)a
VAS of pain 0.67 ± 0.89 0.52 ± 0.67 − 0.44 (.658) a
Degree of edema 44.87 ± 17.02 44.04 ± 16.49 − 0.16 (.876)a
EQ-5D-5L 10.48 ± 3.06 10.17 ± 2.60 − 0.17 (.868)a
FAOS 307.43 ± 82.19 299.54 ± 76.45 − 0.60 (.546) a
FAOS Symptom/Rigidity 67.10 ± 18.05 66.51 ± 13.46 − 0.49 (.628)a
FAOS ache 60.60 ± 17.38 60.60 ± 17.38 − 0.06 (.955) a
FAOS Function, everyday life 74.41 ± 17.87 72.04 ± 15.84 − 0.91 (.362)a
FAOS Features, Sports/Leisure 49.67 ± 24.78 43.93 ± 24.30 − 0.74 (.460)a
FAOS Quality of life 58.30 ± 19.93 54.92 ± 22.45 − 0.49 (.627)a
  1. at test; bx2 test