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Table 4 Estimated means and 95% confidence intervals at each time point for immediate and wait-list groups

From: How effective are volunteers at supporting people in their last year of life? A pragmatic randomised wait-list trial in palliative care (ELSA)

Measure and time point Immediate Estimated mean (CI) Wait Estimated mean (CI)
QoL Physical domain
 Baseline 32.46 (28.99–35.92) 34.95 (31.40–38.50)
 Week 4 33.29 (29.40–37.18) 31.81 (27.85–35.77)
 Week 8 34.27 (30.22–38.31) 31.65 (27.96–35.35)
 Week 12 35.24 (28.77–41.71) 31.50 (27.02–35.99)
QoL Psychological domain
 Baseline 46.60 (42.87–50.33) 46.06 (42.23–49.90)
 Week 4 46.87 (42.68–51.07) 43.74 (39.44–48.04)
 Week 8 47.49 (43.12–51.85) 42.53 (38.54–46.52)
 Week 12 48.10 (41.04–55.15) 41.32 (36.46–46.17)
QoL Environmental domain
 Baseline 58.95 (55.81–62.09) 56.88 (53.64–60.12)
 Week 4 55.61 (51.99–59.23) 53.15 (49.47–56.83)
 Week 8 58.56 (54.74–62.38) 53.61 (50.25–56.98)
 Week 12 61.52 (54.97–68.06) 54.07 (49.80–58.34)
  1. QoL quality of life, CI confidence interval