Table 2

Rates of otitis relapse in the group (A) acupuncture and (B) sham acupuncture over 1 year

DataGroup AGroup B
Number included1615
Dropouts11
Number analysed1514
Relapses17
Relapse rate1/15 (6.7%)7/14 (50%)*
  • * χ2=6.81 (df = 1), p<0.01.