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Table 5 Comparison of outcomes on questionnaire measures

From: Regaining Confidence after Stroke (RCAS): a feasibility randomised controlled trial (RCT)

 3 months6 months
Intervention (n = 18)Control (n = 17)Difference (95%CI)Intervention (n = 13)Control (n = 16)Difference (95% CI)
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Nottingham Extended Activities of Daily Living12.96.114.66.3− 2.3 to 6.013.55.814.36.3− 3.6 to 5.2
COPE 1 Active coping10.02.811.24.4− 1.3 to 3.78.22.69.93.4− 0.7 to 4.0
COPE 2 Planning8.63.010.74.9− 0.7 to 4.99.43.49.14.1− 3.2 to 2.6
COPE 3 Seeking instrumental social support9.12.99.33.9− 2.1 to 2.58.94.48.83.9− 3.3 to 3.1
COPE 4 Seeking emotional social support9.43.810.23.8− 1.8 to 3.48.34.49.03.6− 2.3 to 3.7
COPE 5 Suppression of competing activities9.03.07.53.1− 3.6 to 0.68.73.77.62.7− 3.5 to 1.3
COPE 6 Turning to religion8.74.97.44.7− 4.6 to 2.07.34.27.04.6− 3.7 to 3.1
COPE 7 Positive reinterpretation and growth9.13.211.43.8− 0.1 to 4.79.63.410.23.7− 2.1 to 3.3
COPE 8 Restraint coping9.72.29.93.2− 1.7 to 2.19.63.29.62.8− 2.3 to 2.3
COPE 9 Acceptance11.12.312.23.7− 1.0 to 3.211.22.912.73.4− 0.9 to 3.9
COPE 10 Focus on and venting of emotions9.82.78.73.7− 3.3 to 1.110.333.18.33.1− 4.4 to 0.3
COPE 11 Denial7.33.27.02.9− 2.4 to 1.87.83.15.61.8− 4.1 to 0.3
COPE 12 Mental disengagement8.92.39.03.8− 2.0 to 2.28.12.57.83.0− 2.4 to 1.8
COPE 13 Behavioural disengagement7.72.47.02.8− 2.5 to 1.17.23.57.33.3− 2.5 to 2.7
COPE 14 Use of alcohol4.00.05.23.4n/a4.00.04.91.9n/a
COPE 15 Humour7.13.58.64.7− 1.3 to 4.38.03.78.73.0− 1.8 to 3.2
General Health Questionnaire-3032.512.536.119.9− 7.8 to 15.036.621.330.416.620.6 to 8.2
Confidence after Stroke Measure144.218.3147.025.9− 12.5 to18.1135.115.3150.425.2− 1.01 to 29.5
CarersIntervention (n = 7)Control (n = 4)      
 General Health Questionnaire 3021.87.625.014.8− 11.8 to 18.225.07.030.016.1− 10.5 to 20.5
 Carer Strain Index3.81.52.00.0n/a5.53.15.54.8− 5.3 to 5.3