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Table 2 Changes in RQLQ results following the third and fourth herbal plaster (hp) treatments in Ph-positive patients

From: Treatment of allergic rhinitis with acupoint herbal plaster: an oligonucleotide chip analysis

Area of RQLQ Baseline score After 3rd hp score P value (3rd hp vs. baseline) After 4th hp score P value (4th hp vs. baseline)
Activity 3.12 2.56 0.1322 2.09 0.0002**
Sleep 1.65 1.58 0.8488 1.35 0.0804
Non-hay fever symptoms 2.39 2.02 0.1465 1.64 0.0012**
Practical problems 2.84 2.39 0.1549 2.05 0.0018**
Nasal symptoms 2.78 2.30 0.1006 1.92 0.0000**
Eye symptoms 2.37 1.57 0.0330* 1.29 0.0066**
Emotional symptoms 2.08 1.62 0.0634 1.33 0.0010**
Overall score 2.46 2.00 0.0635 1.67 0.0000**
  1. Paired Student’s t-test; n = 19, *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01