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Table 3 Parent’s ratings of their child’s anxiety, (VAS-A 0–10) in the baseline group and the intervention group

From: Children’s experiences and responses towards an intervention for psychological preparation for radiotherapy

  Baseline Intervention
  N VAS-A mean (±SD) VAS-A median (Range) N VAS-A mean (±SD) VAS-A median (Range)
Study start Evaluation 1 N = 29 4.1 (±2.7) 4.0 (0–10) N = 33 4.6 (±2.4) 4.0 (0–10)
Fixation and CT Evaluation 2 N = 26 4.3 (±2.3) 4.0 (0–10) N = 36 4.1 (±2.4) 4.0 (0–10)
Start of RT Evaluation 3 N = 33 4.3 (±2.7) 4.0 (0–10) N = 38 3.6 (±2.6) 3.0 (1–8)
End of RT Evaluation 4 N = 36 2.6 (±2.4) 2.0 (0–9) N = 33 2.7 (±3.0) 1.0 (0–10)