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Table 3 Changes in RQLQ results following the third and fourth herbal plaster (hp) treatments in Ph-negative patients

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

Area of RQLQ Baseline score After 3rdhp score P value (3rd hp vs. baseline) After 4thhp score P value (4th hp vs. baseline)
Activity 3.08 1.58 0.0577 1.33 0.0800
Sleep 1.58 1.58 1.0000 1.17 0.3677
Non-hay fever symptoms 2.25 1.79 0.3477 1.21 0.0564
Practical problems 2.33 1.67 0.3994 1.33 0.1135
Nasal symptoms 2.94 2.06 0.1881 1.31 0.0065**
Eye symptoms 1.75 1.19 0.4338 1.19 0.4594
Emotional symptoms 1.38 1.06 0.5551 0.69 0.0486*
Overall score 2.19 1.56 0.1940 1.18 0.0371*
  1. Paired Student’s t-test; n = 4, *p < 0.05 **p < 0.01