TABLE 2

Anxiety Parameters at Preintervention, Postintervention, and 1 Hour Follow-up

Preintervention (T1), Mean ± SDPostintervention (T2) Mean ± SD (%)Follow-up (T3), Mean ± SD (%)
ControlInterventionControlInterventionPaControlInterventionPb
Patient parameters
 FIS2.00 ± 0.912.28 ± 0.841.96 ± 0.85 (+7)1.42 ± 0.61 (−31)<.011.83 ± 1.19 (−17).34
 STAI10.64 ± 3.9212.44 ± 4.419.62 ± 3.20 (−5)9.44 ± 2.68 (−20).018.00 ± 1.16 (−20).04
 VPT0.85 ± 1.121.21 ± 1.821.08 ± 1.29 (+24)0.52 ± 0.99 (−18).060.63 ± 0.92 (−25).30
Anxiety score0.33 ± 0.170.40 ± 0.210.31 ± 0.15 (+7)0.25 ± 0.13 (−25)<.0010.26 ± 0.16 (−14).18
Caretaker parameter, STAI12.43 ± 4.4314.50 ± 4.4612.17 ± 4.46 (−2)10.63 ± 3.30 (−24)<.00112.63 ± 5.85 (−14).17
  • Percent changes represent differences from preintervention averaged across individual subjects. —, not applicable.

  • a Significance value of the study group percentage change coefficient in a linear regression test from T1 to T2.

  • b Significance value of a paired t test between T1 and T3.