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Table 3 Mean changes and effect sizes of CMYMOP and SF-36 scores and effect sizes at baseline, 2nd and 4th week

From: Using Chinese Version of MYMOP in Chinese Medicine Evaluation: Validity, Responsiveness and Minimally Important Change

Scale Mean score at baseline (SD) Baseline vs. Follow up at 2nd week 2nd week vs. 4th week Baseline vs. Follow up at 4th week
CMYMOP   Mean change in score* (SD) ES Mean change in score* (SD) ES Mean change in score* (SD) ES
Symptom 1 3.574 (1.523) -0.760 (1.719) 0.499 -0.193 (1.293) 0.126 -0.967 (1.859) 0.635
Symptom 2 3.597 (1.437) -0.623(1.788) 0.433 -0.075 (1.390) 0.052 -0.696 (1.819) 0.485
Activity 3.689 (1.551) -0.839 (1.615) 0.541 -0.118(1.286) 0.076 -0.972 (1.753) 0.627
Wellbeing 3.104 (1.439) -0.222 (1.403) 0.154 -0.188(1.037) 0.130 -0.424 (1.483) 0.295
Profile 3.376 (1.281) -0.488 (1.259) 0.381 -0.159(0.956) 0.124 -0.647 (1.401) 0.505
SF-36        
Physical Functioning 47.50 (9.287) 1.711 (5.605) 0.184 0.698 (4.207) 0.075 2.419 (5.779) 0.261
Role, physical 42.29 (11.35) 1.570 (8.781) 0.138 0.802 (7.167) 0.071 2.372 (9.265) 0.209
Bodily pain 44.30 (11.03) 2.841(9.546) 0.258 0.895 (9.454) 0.081 3.735 (9.542) 0.339
General health 36.90 (9.285) 0.675(6.328) 0.073 1.047 (5.847) 0.113 1.722 (6.369) 0.185
Vitality 44.91 (10.21) 0.870(7.884) 0.085 1.060(7.356) 0.104 1.930 (9.047) 0.189
Social functioning 41.58 (11.54) 2.086(8.809) 0.181 0.478(8.413) 0.041 2.564 (9.259) 0.222
Role, emotional 39.83 (13.32) 2.087(10.571) 0.157 0.246(9.303) 0.018 2.338 (11.809) 0.176
Mental health 41.75 (10.63) 0.317(8.507) 0.030 1.189(7.796) 0.112 1.505 (9.336) 0.142
Physical Composite Summary 44.85 (9.148) 1.876(5.707) 0.205 0.837(5.126) 0.092 2.743 (5.815) 0.300
Mental Composite Summary 40.41 (11.78) 0.997(8.548) 0.085 0.683(7.903) 0.058 1.660 (9.510) 0.141
  1. Key: SD: Standard Deviation, ES: Cohen's Effect Size.
  2. *Paired t test, all p ≤ 0.001