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Table 3 Comparison of outcomes in the intervention group and the control group 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

  3 months 12 months
Outcome measure Intervention group (n = 22) Control group (n = 28) p-value Intervention group (n = 22) Control group (n = 28) p-value
BDI score (mean (95% C.I.)) 7.2 (4.7 - 9.7) 7.8 (4.9 - 10.7) 0.77 6.6 (4.1 - 9.1) 6.9 (4.3 - 9.5) 0.85
FSS score (mean (95% C.I.)) 35.9 (28.4 - 43.5) 36.1 (30.0 - 42.3) 0.96 30.4 (24.8 - 36.0) 34.1 (28.8 - 39.3) 0.33
SF-36 score (mean (95% C.I.)) 105.6 (101.5 - 109.6) 103.5 (100.6 - 106.4) 0.39 107.2 (104.8 - 109.5) 105.5 (103.1 - 107.9) 0.33
ESS score (mean (95% C.I.)) 8.4 (6.6 - 10.1) 7.1 (5.5 - 8.8) 0.29 7.5 (5.9 - 9.0) 7.0 (5.6 - 8.4) 0.65
Headache (percent) 9 (41%) 5 (21%) 0.21 3 (14%) 4 (14%) 0.64
Vertigo (percent) 5 (23%) 7 (25%) 0.56 5 (23%) 3 (11%) 0.22
Personality changes (percent) 0 (0%) 4 (14%) 0.09 1 (5%) 2 (7%) 0.59
Irritability (percent) 4 (18%) 5 (18%) 0.63 1 (5%) 1 (4%) 0.69
Symptomatic treatment (percent) 2 (9%) 6 (21%) 0.22 4 (18%) 2 (7%) 0.23
  1. BDI: Beck Depression Inventory; C.I.: confidence interval; FSS: Fatigue Severity Scale; ESS: Epworth Sleepiness Scale.