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Table 3 Comparison of resting and exercising VAS scores between the two groups at different time points

From: Ultrasound-guided supra-inguinal fascia Iliaca compartment block for older adults admitted to the emergency department with hip fracture: a randomized controlled, double-blind clinical trial

  Resting VAS Exercising VAS
F group (n = 18)
 T0 5.5 ± 1.0 7.6 ± 0.9
 T1 3.0 ± 0.7 3.5 ± 0.5
 T2 2.7 ± 0.7 3.4 ± 0.9 a*
 T3 2.9 ± 0.7 3.6 ± 0.9 b*
 T4 3.8 ± 1.1 4.4 ± 0.9
C group (n = 20)
 T0 5.2 ± 1.1 7.5 ± 1.1
 T1 3.3 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 0.8
 T2 2.9 ± 0.6 4.1 ± 0.6 a*
 T3 3.3 ± 0.6 4.3 ± 0.8 b*
 T4 3.6 ± 0.7 4.5 ± 0.8
  1. Notes
  2. VAS visual analogue scale
  3. aANOVA, F = 6.448, p value = 0.016
  4. bANOVA, F = 5.794, p value = 0.021
  5. *P < 0.05, there was significant difference between the two groups