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Table 2 VAS of dizziness and vertig, DHI before and after acupuncture stimulation at PC6 and ST36

From: Efficacy and safety of acupuncture for dizziness and vertigo in emergency department: a pilot cohort study

   Control group Acupuncture p-value
   (n = 23) (n = 37)  
VAS     
  pre, mean(SD) 5.17 (2.08) 5.46 (1.91) 0.59
  Post (30mins), mean(SD) 4.83 (2.02) 4.49 (1.82) 0.50
  VAS-1, mean(SD) −0.35 (0.49) −0.97 (0.80) 0.001*
  Post (7 days), mean(SD) 3.64 (2.46) 2.88 (1.85) 0.20
  VAS-2, mean(SD) −1.50 (1.63) −2.48 (1.70) 0.037*
DHI     
  pre, mean(SD) 73.83 (14.21) 75.95 (11.11) 0.52
  post(7 days), mean(SD) 59.82 (17.93) 52.55 (19.11) 0.16
  DHI, mean(SD) −15.00 (14.18) −23.45 (18.32) 0.073
  1. P-value by independent t Test. VAS-1 is the variation of VAS after 30mins; VAS-2 is the variation of VAS after 7 days. DHI is the variation of DHI after 7 days
  2. *p < 0.05