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Table 3 Difference in dependent variables between four groups after treatment

From: Antioxidant activity of linalool in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome

Variables non-CTS Control non-CTS Linalool CTS Control CTS Linalool P-valuea
sBP
 Pre-test 125.00 ± 10.49 120.00 ± 9.61 130.00 ± 8.94 124.55 ± 15.08  
 Post-test 121.67 ± 9.83 117.14 ± 10.69 128.33 ± 9.83 114.55 ± 16.95  
 Difference 3.33 ± 13.66 2.86 ± 10.69 1.67 ± 17.22 10.00 ± 8.94 0.237
P-valueb 0.576 0.336 0.822 0.004  
dBP
 Pre-test 78.33 ± 7.53 74.29 ± 7.56 79.67 ± 5.72 79.09 ± 5.39  
 Post-test 81.67 ± 9.83 72.14 ± 8.93 78.33 ± 9.83 73.64 ± 9.24  
 Difference −3.33 ± 5.16 2.14 ± 8.02 1.33 ± 11.08 5.45 ± 6.88 0.192
P-valueb 0.175 0.336 0.780 0.025  
Pulse rate
 Pre-test 71.50 ± 8.71 75.00 ± 8.38 86.67 ± 12.75 70.36 ± 10.61  
 Post-test 69.83 ± 4.83 71.36 ± 7.98 85.33 ± 11.64 65.55 ± 8.80  
 Difference 1.67 ± 6.22 3.64 ± 0.97 1.33 ± 5.32 4.82 ± 5.60 0.435
P-valueb 0.540 0.004 0.566 0.017  
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. T-VAS tingling visual analogue scale, sBP systolic blood pressure, dBP diastolic blood pressure, CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. aDifferences among groups analyzed using the Kruskal-Wallis test
  4. bWithin group differences analyzed using Wilcoxon’s rank-sum test
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