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Table 3 Process measures of the use and perceived value of isometric exercises and body scan for coping with urges to smoke

From: A pilot randomised controlled trial of the feasibility of using body scan and isometric exercises for reducing urge to smoke in a smoking cessation clinic

   Isometric Body scan
  Number
present
N (%)
using
Frequency of use
with urges Q1 Median
(interquartile range)1,3
Effect on urges
Q2 Median
(interquartile range)2,3
N (%)
using
Frequency of use
with urges Q3 Median
(interquartile range)1,3
Effect on urges
Q4 Median
(interquartile range2,3)
Week 1 17 11 (65) 3 (2 to 3) 2 (1 to 2) 7 (41) 3 (3 to 4) 2 (2 to 2)
Week 2 13 10 (77) 3 (2 to 4) 2 (1.75 to 2) 8 (61) 2 (1 to 2.75) 2 (1 to 1.75)
Week 3 11 10 (91) 3 (2.75 to 3.25) 2 (1.75 to 2) 8 (73) 3 (3 to 3) 2 (1 to 2)
Week 4 16 13 (81) 3 (3 to 4) 2 (2 to 2) 8 (50) 3 (3 to 3.75) 2 (1.25 to 2)
  1. 1 Scored 1-almost always, 2-a lot, 3-sometimes, 4-a little, 5-never
  2. 2 Scored 1-reduced urges, 2-reduced slightly, 3-no effect, 4-slightly increased, 5-increased
  3. 3 Excludes those who did not report using method