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Table 4 Comparisons of self-management skills of the patients in the two groups

From: Effects of acceptance and commitment therapy on self-management skills and psychological resilience of young and middle-aged patients underwent percutaneous transluminal coronary intervention for primary myocardial infarction: a pilot study

Dimension Before intervention P1 Three months after the intervention P2
ACT group (n = 49) Control group (n = 49) ACT group (n = 49) Control group (n = 49)
Health belief 23.34 ± 9.36 24.61 ± 10.10 0.520 38.75 ± 4.84 32.66 ± 6.59 < 0.001
Diet management 15.21 ± 5.77 14.76 ± 7.32 0.736 21.67 ± 2.60 18.44 ± 4.75 < 0.001
Disease coping 12.14 ± 3.88 11.53 ± 4.77 0.489 17.45 ± 1.59 14.71 ± 3.64 < 0.001
Exercise management 13.80 ± 6.15 14.34 ± 6.39 0.671 21.07 ± 2.78 19.12 ± 3.47 0.003
Environment management 14.31 ± 7.18 15.45 ± 6.61 0.415 20.22 ± 2.85 17.39 ± 4.25 < 0.001
Resource utilization 15.74 ± 5.92 14.87 ± 6.46 0.489 20.30 ± 2.19 18.11 ± 4.50 0.003
Self-efficiency 14.75 ± 6.46 15.34 ± 6.29 0.648 21.35 ± 2.41 17.62 ± 4.88 < 0.001
  1. P1 comparisons between the two groups before the intervention, P2 comparisons between the two groups after the intervention