Table 5

Mean change in SAQ scores from baseline to 3 months

SAQ parameterGroupNMeanSD95% CI of the differenceP value
Summary ScoreOMT481718+1.5 to +180.04
PCI522521
Physical limitationOMT481123−4 to +150.28
PCI521626
Anginal stabilityOMT48−334−14 to +120.91
PCI52−333
Anginal frequencyOMT481024+1 to +210.04
PCI522128
Treatment satisfactionOMT48−420−1 to 120.10
PCI52213
Quality of lifeOMT481124+3 to +230.01
PCI522426
  • A higher value indicates improved clinical status (see online supplementary eTable 3 for baseline values).

  • OMT, optimal medical therapy group; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention with medical therapy group; SAQ, Seattle Angina Questionnaire score.