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Table 4 Results of repeated-measures ANOVA and the Scheffé post hoc test for the outcomes of treatment (n=32)

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

Dependent variables Source of variation SS df Mean square F p Significant Scheffé post hoc test F (p)
W8–W0 W20–W0 W20–W8
MoCA-K Time 317.65 2 158.82 50.54 <0.001 S 5.11
(0.006)
1.79
(0.173)
0.69
(0.566)
Group×time 48.35 6 8.01 2.56 0.029 S
ADAS-K-cog Time 313.90 2 156.95 26.46 <0.001 S 2.68
(0.066)
3.18
(0.039)
0.16
(0.920)
Group×time 103.94 6 13.66 2.30 0.047 S
CES-D Time 325.90 2 162.95 6.66 0.003 S 0.32
(0.808)
1.26
(0.309)
0.60
(0.618)
Group×time 103.94 6 17.32 0.71 0.708 NS
K-ADL Time 0.63 1.0 0.03 1.00 0.326 NS 1.00
(0.407)
1.00
(0.407)
1.00
(0.407)
Group×time 0.19 3.0 0.62 1.00 0.407 NS
K-IADL Time 1.52 2 0.76 1.89 0.160 NS 1.73
(0.184)
0.45
(0.722)
1.74
(0.182)
Group×time 2.65 6 0.44 1.10 0.375 NS
EQ-5D-5L Time 6.77 2 3.39 8.30 0.001 S 1.94
(0.146)
0.51
(0.676)
0.15
(0.931)
Group×time 1.73 6 0.29 0.71 0.645 NS