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Table 2 Homogeneity tests for baseline demographic characteristics and study variables for 32 patients with mild cognitive impairment

From: Factors contributing to cognitive improvement effects of acupuncture in patients with mild cognitive impairment: a pilot randomized controlled trial

Dependent variables BA group (n = 8) AS group (n = 8) ND group (n = 8) EA group (n = 8) F or χ2 (p)
Mean (SD) or n (%) Mean (SD) or n (%) Mean (SD) or n (%) Mean (SD) or n (%)
Age (y) 67.25 (5.15) 65.00 (5.07) 70.75 (6.80) 64.63 (4.47) 51.87 (0.440)a
Sex (female) 7 (87.5%) 6 (75.0%) 7 (87.5%) 7 (87.5%) 0.71 (0.871)a
Education (years) 11.25 (5.95) 9.38 (2.50) 7.88 (1.36) 9.00 (2.27) 23.62 (0.312)a
MoCA-K 19.63 (1.51) 20.88 (1.36) 19.38 (2.13) 20.63 (2.07) 5.27 (0.153)b
ADAS-K-cog 12.13 (5.59) 7.00 (2.83) 10.13 (4.26) 9.13 (2.85) 5.11 (0.164)b
CES-D 15.63 (5.88) 15.13 (6.42) 15.25 (7.07) 15.50 (11.48) 0.30 (0.959)b
K-ADL 7.00 (0.00) 7.00 (0.00) 7.38 (0.74) 7.00 (0.00) 6.19 (0.103)b
K-IADL 10.75 (0.88) 11.00 (1.20) 11.88 (3.76) 10.25 (0.46) 2.32 (0.509)b
EQ-5D-5L 6.75 (1.28) 5.75 (0.87) 6.63 (1.60) 6.13 (0.84) 2.98 (0.395)b
  1. ax2-test; bt-test