Table 2

Menopause Rating Scale scores of the two groups

AcupunctureSham
Mean±SD (Min–Max)Mean±SD (Min–Max)p Value
Somatic
 Somatic bs8.9±2.5 (2.0–13.0)9.1±2.3 (5.0–12.0)0.931
 Somatic fs6.1±2.8 (0.0–11.0)9.1±2.3 (5.0–13.0)0.001
 Somatic ls3.2±2.1 (0.0–7.0)8.8±2.3 (5.0–12.0)0.001
Psychological
 Psychological bs9.8±3.9 (1.0–16.0)8.6±3.1 (4.0–15.0)0.154
 Psychological fs7.9±3.6 (1.0–15.0)8.5±3.2 (3.0–15.0)0.626
 Psychological ls4.1±2.3 (1.0–9.0)8.3±3.3 (2.0–15.0)0.001
Urogenital
 Urogenital bs5.2±2.9 (0.0–12.0)3.7±2.6 (0.0–11.0)0.038
 Urogenital fs4.2±2.7 (0.0–12.0)3.8±2.7 (0.0–11.0)0.447
 Urogenital ls2.3±1.9 (0.0–7.0)3.5±2.8 (0.0–11.0)0.153
Total
 Total bs23.9±6.5 (10.0–36.0)21.4±6.2 (12.0–35.0)0.155
 Total fs18.2±6.7 (7.0–36.0)21.3±6.8 (10.0–35.0)0.115
 Total ls9.6±4.7 (1.0–22.0)20.5±6.8 (9.0–35.0)0.001
  • bs, baseline; fs, first session; ls, last session.