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Table 2 Comparison of health promoting lifestyle score at different time-points by the study groups

From: Effect of counselling on health-promoting lifestyle and the quality of life in Iranian middle-aged women: a randomised controlled clinical trial

Time of sassement Counselling group Control group Time effect Time & group effect
n = 51 n = 51
Mean (SDa) Mean (SDa)
p p
Before intervention 2.33 (0.20) 2.33 (0.22) 0.331 < 0.001
4 weeks after the end of the intervention 3.22 (0.26) 2.36 (0.26)   
8 weeks after the end of the intervention 3.32 (0.25) 2.36 (0.27)
Comparison between groups Adjusted mean difference (95% CIb) p-value
Counselling with Control 0.91 (0.83 to 0.99) < 0.001
  1. The results is according to repeated measure ANOVA
  2. aStandard Deviation b95% Confidence Interval