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Table 2 Outcomes at 3 and 12 months after mild head injury in 50 patients

From: No impact of early intervention on late outcome after minimal, mild and moderate head injury

Outcome measure 3 months 12 months p-value
BDI score (mean (95% C.I.)) 7.5 (5.6 - 9.4) 6.8 (5.0-8.5) 0.33
FSS score (mean (95% C.I.)) 36.0 (31.4 - 40.7) 32.5 (28.7-36.2) 0.04
SF-36 score (mean (95% C.I.)) 104.4 (102.1 - 106.8) 106.3 (104.6-107.9) 0.09
ESS score (mean (95% C.I.)) 7.7 (6.5 - 8.4) 7.2 (6.2-8.2) 0.28
Headache (percent) 15 (30%) 7 (14%) 0.04
Vertigo (percent) 12 (24%) 8 (16%) 0.39
Personality changes (percent) 4 (8%) 3 (6%) 1.00
Irritability (percent) 9 (18%) 2 (4%) 0.04
Symptomatic treatment (percent) 8 (16%) 6 (12%) 0.71
  1. C.I.: confidence interval; BDI: Beck Depression Inventory; FSS: Fatigue Severity Scale; ESS: Epworth Sleepiness Scale.