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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: The feasibility and acceptability of an early intervention in primary care to prevent chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in adults: randomised controlled trial

Baseline characteristics of the randomised populationTreatment group
Control (n = 16)Intervention (n = 28)
Demographic data
 Median (25th, 75th centiles) age37.5 (29.5, 50.0)40.0 (32.0, 47.0)
 Number female (%)14 (88)19 (68)
 Number white (%)16 (100)26 (93)
Clinical data (median (inter-quartile range))
 SF-36 physical function score70.0 (57.5, 95.0)67.5 (42.5, 80.0)
 Median Chalder Fatigue score (25th, 75th centiles)24.5 (21.0, 26.0)23.0 (20.0, 28.0)
 Median pain VAS (25th, 75th centiles)22.5 (0.0, 61.0)32.5 (7.5, 62.5)
 Median HADS Anxiety score (25th, 75th centiles)10.5 (6.0,14.5)8.5 (6.0, 12.0)
 Median HADS Depression score (25th, 75th centiles)6.5 (5.0, 9.0)8.5 (4.5,10.5)