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Table 5 Proportion of patients with improved versus unchanged or impaired selfreported health status after treatment

From: An analysis of sickness absence in chronically ill patients receiving Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A longterm prospective intermittent study

Health status after treatment All Men Women
  n % n % n %
improved 229 71.1 92 66.7 137 74.5
Unchanged/impaired 93 28.9 46 33.3 47 25.5
All 322 100 138 100 184 100
  1. Score built from items '"frequency of pain" and "duration of pain", "state of health", degree of "impairment".