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Table 4 Comparisons of the number of patients in the stages of change between the two groups at two time points

From: Effects of a transtheoretical model - based intervention and motivational interviewing on the management of depression in hospitalized patients with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial

Stages of changeIntervention group (n = 48)
n (%)
Control group (n = 55)
n (%)
Chi-squared test
χ2P
T
 Precontemplation30 (62.5)41 (74.5)2.5510.466
 Contemplation16 (33.3)13 (23.6)
 Preparation1 (2.1)1 (1.82)
 Action1 (2.1)0 (0.0)
 Maintenance0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
T0
 Precontemplation15 (31.2)38 (69.1)22.1980.000**
 Contemplation19 (39.6)16 (29.1)
 Preparation12 (25.0)0 (0.0)
 Action2 (4.2)1 (1.8)
 Maintenance0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
  1. **p < 0.01; T at the baseline, T0 after intervention