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Table 5 Summaries of outcome variables by trial arm

From: Integrated GP care for patients with persistent physical symptoms: feasibility cluster randomised trial

Follow-up time point   12 weeks 24 weeks
Clinical scale   Intervention
n = 89
Control
n = 72
Overall
n = 161
Intervention n = 89 Control
n = 72
Overall
n = 161
WSAS N 75 66 141 78 62 140
mean (sd) [range] 18.3 (11.5)
[0.0, 40.0]
18.4 (11.0)
[0.0, 39.0]
18.3 (11.3)
[0.0, 40.0]
17.9 (11.7)
[0.0, 40.0]
17.2 (12.6)
[0.0, 40.0]
17.6 (12.0)
[0.0, 40.0]
PHQ 15 N 74 63 137 77 62 139
mean (sd) [range] 13.2 (5.9)
[2.0, 26.5]
13.7 (5.6)
[3.0, 27.0]
13.4 (5.8)
[2.0, 27.0]
12.7 (5.7)
[1.0, 27.7]
13.1 (5.6)
[1.0, 23.1]
12.9 (5.7)
[1.0, 27.7]
PHQ 9 N 75 64 139 78 62 140
mean (sd) [range] 9.1 (6.4)
[0.0, 25.0]
9.5 (6.2)
[0.0, 26.0]
9.3 (6.3)
[0.0, 26.0]
9.2 (6.4)
[0.0, 27.0]
8.1 (5.9)
[0.0, 24.0]
8.7 (6.2)
[0.0, 27.0]
Below cut off n (%) 19 (25.3) 16 (25.0) 35 (25.2) 21 (26.9) 22 (35.5) 43 (30.7)
Mild n (%) 25 (33.3) 18 (28.1) 43 (30.9) 25 (32.1) 17 (27.4) 42 (30.0)
Moderate n (%) 14 (18.7) 17 (26.6) 31 (22.3) 17 (21.8) 15 (24.2) 32 (22.9)
Moderately severe n (%) 11 (14.7) 8 (12.5) 19 (13.7) 9 (11.5) 5 (8.1) 14 (10.0)
Severe n (%) 6 (8.0) 5 (7.8) 11 (7.9) 6 (7.7) 3 (4.8) 9 (6.4)
CGI N 76 67 143 79 63 142
mean (sd) [range] 4.9 (1.3)
[2.0, 9.0]
4.8 (1.4)
[1.0, 9.0]
4.8 (1.4)
[1.0, 9.0]
4.8 (1.5)
[2.0, 9.0]
4.7 (1.5)
[2.0, 9.0]
4.8 (1.5)
[2.0, 9.0]
CBRQ
Catastrophising N 77 65 142 78 61 139
mean (sd) [range] 8.7 (3.9)
[0.0, 16.0]
9.4 (3.1)
[3.0, 16.0]
9.0 (3.6)
[0.0, 16.0]
8.6 (4.0)
[0.0, 16.0]
8.8 (3.7)
[0.0, 16.0]
8.7 (3.8)
[0.0, 16.0]
Fear avoidance N 77 65 142 76 59 135
mean (sd) [range] 10.4 (4.7)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.6 (5.1) [0.0, 24.0] 10.5 (4.9)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.3 (5.0)
[1.0, 24.0]
10.1 (4.6)
[1.0, 20.4]
10.2 (4.8)
[1.0, 24.0]
Embarrassment avoidance N 77 65 142 78 61 139
mean (sd) [range] 10.5 (6.6)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.7 (6.9)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.6 (6.7)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.3 (6.1)
[0.0, 24.0]
9.7 (7.0)
[0.0, 24.0]
10.0 (6.5)
[0.0, 24.0]
Damage N 76 65 141 76 59 135
mean (sd) [range] 10.1 (3.0)
[4.0, 20.0]
10.6 (3.5) [2.0, 18.0] 10.3 (3.2)
[2.0, 20.0]
9.8 (3.0)
[1.0, 16.0]
10.2 (3.4)
[4.0, 18.0]
10.0 (3.2)
[1.0, 18.0]
Symptom Focusing N 77 65 142 77 61 138
mean (sd) [range] 13.8 (6.2)
[0.0, 27.0]
14.5 (5.4) [2.0, 28.0] 14.1 (5.8)
[0.0, 28.0]
13.5 (5.7)
[2.0, 28.0]
13.5 (5.1)
[2.0, 26.0]
13.5 (5.4)
[2.0, 28.0]
  1. WSAS Work and Social Adjustment Scale, PHQ-15 Patient Health Questionnaire 15, PHQ 9 Patient Health Questionnaire 9, CGI Clinical Global Impression, CBRQ Cognitive Behavioural Responses Questionnaire