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Table 3 Mean difference between groups in pain intensity, all measurements considered (all estimated differences were statistically significant)

From: Clinical comparative effectiveness of acupuncture versus manual therapy treatment of lateral epicondylitis: feasibility randomized clinical trial

Mean difference between groups Mean difference* 95% CI
At 1-year follow-up
 Difference between manual therapy and acupuncture 0.54 0.24;1.06
 Difference between exercise alone and acupuncture 1.35 0.83;1.86
 Difference between exercise alone and manual therapy 0.80 0.24;1.36
  1. *NRS (0–10). 0 = no pain, 10 = worst pain