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Table 3 Primary outcome measures – mixed models

From: The effect of weekly specialist palliative care teleconsultations in patients with advanced cancer –a randomized clinical trial

  B (SE) 95% CI P value
Lower limit Upper limit
ESAS-TDS
 Intercept 7.26 (3.17)    
 Groupa −0.66 (3.26) −6.99 5.66 0.84
 TDS score at baseline 0.78 (0.11) 0.57 0.99 <0.001
 Timeb 0.12 (0.17) −0.21 0.45 0.48
 Group*time 0.63 (0.25) 0.14 1.11 0.01
HADS-A
 Intercept 0.54 (0.76)    
 Groupa 1.40 (0.65) 0.14 2.66 0.03
 HADS-A score at baseline 0.78 (0.09) 0.61 0.95 <0.001
 Timeb 0.12 (0.06) 0.01 0.23 0.04
HADS-D
 Intercept 1.56 (1.03)    
 Groupa 0.30 (0.87) −1.39 1.99 0.73
 HADS-D score at baseline 0.70 (0.11) 0.49 0.91 <0.001
 Timeb 0.13 (0.08) −0.03 0.29 0.12
  1. B estimate effect, SE standard error, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, ESAS Edmonton Symptom Assessment System, TDS Total Distress Score, HADS-A Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Anxiety, HADS-D Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale – Depression
  2. aGroup: intervention = 1; control = 0
  3. bTime: week number, baseline = week 0