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Table 4 Stages of Change scores between intervention and control at post-intervention and 3-month follow-up

From: Effectiveness of motivational interviewing on improving Care for Patients with type 2 diabetes in China: A randomized controlled trial

 Intervention(n = 117)Control(n = 108)Intervention vs Control
Post-interventionFollow-upPost-interventionFollow-upPost-interventionFollow-up
Mean (SD)MedianMean (SD)MedianMean (SD)MedianMean (SD)MedianP valueP value
1. Exercise3.07(0.97)33.34(0.84)*43.22(1.02)43.54(0.80)*40.270.10
2. Diet3.08(0.98)33.30(0.88)33.27(1.01)43.53(0.85)40.170.08
3. Medication adherence3.05(1.12)33.07(1.20)33.00(1.34)33.23(1.15)40.790.46
  1. Stages of Change scores: 0, pre-contemplation; 1, contemplation; 2, preparation; 3, action; 4, maintenance
  2. * p < 0.05