Table 3

Unadjusted outcome measures at 6 months: motor function, child's quality of life, main carer's quality of life, sleep, pain and global measures

OutcomeControl group (n)Intervention group (n)Control group (mean (SD))Intervention group (mean (SD))Difference in means (Intervention–Control) (95% CI)
GMFM-66676243.38 (25.72)48.25 (27.17)4.87 (−4.37 to 14.11)
CHQ-FA675950.22 (26.01)50.71 (23.33)0.48 (−8.22 to 9.18)
CHQ-PhS625216.62 (14.07)18.83 (16.43)2.20 (−3.54 to 7.95)
CHQ-PsS625240.71 (12.06)44.13 (10.89)3.42 (−0.84 to 7.69)
SF-36 PCS665948.59 (9.16)49.02 (11.69)0.42 (−3.33 to 4.18)
SF-36 MCS665941.60 (11.02)42.80 (11.64)1.20 (−2.83 to 5.23)
Mean time asleep5849606.10 (60.27)601.19 (66.35)−4.92 (−29.42 to 19.59)
Mean time to sleep584937.03 (30.78)28.51 (20.08)−8.52 (−18.35 to 1.32)
Best day PPP362614.67 (8.15)12.23 (9.19)−2.44 (−6.97 to 2.10)
Worst day PPP362628.08 (13.37)24.84 (12.00)−3.24 (−9.81 to 3.32)
  • CHQ, Child Health Questionnaire; FA, family activities subscale; GMFM-66, Gross Motor Function Measure-66; MCS, Mental Component Summary Score; PCS, Physical Component Summary Score; PhS, Physical Summary Score; PPP, paediatric pain profile; PsS, Psychological Summary Score; SF-36, Short Form 36.