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Table 2 Change of primary outcome measures

From: Efficacy of cineole in patients suffering from acute bronchitis: a placebo-controlled double-blind trial

  Placebo Cineole  
Mean of improvementa mean mean P-value*
Of intensity of dyspnea 0.42 (0.75) 0.44 (0.70) 0.8352
Of secretion quantity 0.42 (0.69) 0.44 (0.75) 0.8352
Of cough frequency 0.64 (0.87) 1.18 (1.12) 0.0001
Of thorax pain at coughing 0.58 (0.98) 0.60 (0.98) 0.5896
Of findings at auscultation 0.31 (1.17) 0.35 (1.15) 0.7198
Of lung function 0.42 (0.73) 0.34 (0.70) 0.3249
Of Sum Score 2.91 (2.803) 3.55 (3.022) 0.0383
  1. Composed by the sum of symptoms after 4 days of treatment with cineole or placebo.
  2. *P-values demonstrate the difference between the two treatment groups.
  3. aDefinition of the scores is defined in the paragraph with the outcome measures.