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Table 1 Treatment Expectations in trial participants

From: Reactions to treatment debriefing among the participants of a placebo controlled trial

  PR n (%) PNR n (%) SR n (%) SNR n (%) TOTAL n (%)
Very Hopeful - 3 (27%) 7 (39%) 1 (17%) 11 (26%)
Hopeful 3 (43%) 4 (36%) 2 (11%) 2 (33%) 11 (26%)
Not sure 4 (36%) 4 (36%) 6 (33%) 2 (33%) 16 (38%)
Not hopeful - - 3 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (9%)
  1. PR: Placebo Responder; PNR: Placebo Non Responder; SR: Steroid Responder: SNR: Steroid Non Responder