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Table 3 Comparison of massage group and control group for 50% pain relief at post treatment assessment.

From: A randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a single session of nurse administered massage for short term relief of chronic non-malignant pain

Time point Massage group 50% pain relief Control group 50% pain relief p-value
  Yes No Yes No  
Immediately post treatment
Change from baseline
18 31 0 51 0.000
1 hour post treatment
change from baseline
18 32 1 49 0.000