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Table 2 Results of One way ANOVA showing mean scores of respective rating scales

From: Naturalistic outcome of treatment of psychosis by traditional healers in Jinja and Iganga districts, Eastern Uganda – a 3- and 6 months follow up

Measure Baseline Follow up   
    3 months 6 months   
  Mean score SD Mean score SD Mean score SD Mean Square F P value
Positive And Negative Syndrome Scale
Total score 123.60 20.90 86.12 21.89 75.23 13.50 375.98 38.59 <.0001
Positive symptoms 28.00 1.20 25.32 1.62 24.01 1.22 1.85 926.42 <0.0001
Negative symptoms 33.10 1.20 22.43 1.30 18.12 1.22 2.73 −308.42 <0.0001
General symptoms 62.50 1.15 39.12 2.80 33.10 1.22 4.42 −615 <0.0001
Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale
Total score 48.76 4.47 34.62 2.70 27.89 2.28 11.74 276.21 <0.0001
Young Mania Rating Scale
Total score 52.66 5.49 30.83 3.52 24.50 3.46 18.64 278.40 <0.0001
Clinical Global Impression Severity of Illness
score 5.70 0.95 4.26 0.86 3.34 0.81 0.78 188.17 <0/0001
Global Assessment of functioning
Current score 34.08 5.27 50.82 5.94 56.10 8.62 42.92 317.27 <0.0001
Compass mental health index current well being subscale
Current score 6.50 1.42 8.62 1.52 13.40 1.55 2.23 551.71 <0.0001
  1. Tukey HSD test: The absolute difference between any two sample means at HSD [0.05]; HSD [0.01] were all significant, P < 0.01 apart from that of Montgomery-Asberg Depression rating scale for psychotic depression where there was no significant difference between three months and six months.