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Table 4 Meta-analytic results for effect of psychological treatment on anxiety symptoms

From: Contemporary treatment of anxiety in primary care: a systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes in countries with universal healthcare

  n g se 95% CI z p
All studies 14 0.49 0.20 0.10 – 0.88 2.44 .015
Treatment vs. CAU 9 0.20 0.17 -0.12 – 0.53 1.21 .225
Treatment vs. waitlist 5 1.16 0.27 0.63 – 1.69 4.28 <.0001
Non-specialist provider 9      
 CAU control 7 0.10 0.13 -0.16 – 0.35 0.73 .468
 Waitlist control 2 0.80 0.25 0.31 – 1.28 3.22 .001
Specialist provider 5      
 CAU control 2 0.76 0.25 0.27 – 1.25 3.04 .002
 Waitlist control 3 1.46 0.26 0.96 – 1.96 5.71 <.001
  1. n number of comparisons in analysis, se standard error, CAU care as usual