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Table 2 Between group differences pragmatic v prescriptive mobilisation at 48 h follow-up

From: Approaches to cervical spine mobilization for neck pain: a pilot randomized controlled trial

   Change score at 48 h Mean (SD) Change Score Mean difference (95%CI)
NDI 0–50 Pragmatic 6.5 (5.4) 3.1 (− 1.1 to 7.3)
  Prescriptive 3.4 (3.4)  
PPI Pragmatic 2.2 (1.9) 0.7 (−0.9 to 2.3)
  Prescriptive 1.5 (1.5)  
P24h Pragmatic 2.1 (1.6) 0.7 (−0.6 to 2.0)
  Prescriptive 1.4 (1.2)  
ROM Pragmatic 29.8 (43.6) 19.7 (−14.7 to 54.1)
  Prescriptive 10.10 (27.9)  
GPE Pragmatic 3.1 (1.4) 1.9 (0.7 to 3.1)*
  Prescriptive 1.2 (1.1)  
  1. PPI=Present Pain Index (0–10); P24 h = Average pain score over past 24 h (0–10); ROM = Cervical spine range of motion composite score of flexion, extension, lateral flexion left and right, rotation left and right; GPE = Global perceived effect of treatment (− 5 to 5). *p < 0.05