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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 5 The comparison of the groups according to the dynamics of the symptom severity using the Mann – Whitney U-test

From: A randomized, open-label, multicentre, comparative study of therapeutic efficacy, preventive potential and tolerability of BNO 1030 extract, containing Althea root, Chamomile flowers, horsetail herb, walnut leaves, yarrow herb, oak bark, dandelion herb in the treatment of acute non-bacterial tonsillitis in children aged 6 to 18 years

Parameter Visit Mann–Whitney U-test Wilcoxon W Z-statistics P-value (two-sided) Significant differencesa
Hyperaemia of the posterior wall Day 1 7116.000 14,256.000 −0.047 0.962 Non-significant
Day 10 6345.500 13,485.500 −1.276 0.202 Non-significant
6 month 4619.000 11,759.000 −5.110 0.000 Significant
Hyperaemia of the tonsils Day 1 6933.000 14,193.000 −0.404 0.686 Non-significant
Day 10 6785.500 13,688.500 −0.374 0.708 Non-significant
6 month 4509.000 11,530.000 −5.596 0.000 Significant
Swelling, plaque Day 1 6845.000 13,985.000 −0.575 0.565 Non-significant
Day 10 6116.000 13,256.000 −1.779 0.075 Non-significant
6 month 4129.500 11,150.500 −6.485 0.000 Significant
Self-assessment of the patient Day 1 6086.500 13,346.500 −2.011 0.044 Non-significant
Day 5 5942.000 13,082.000 −2.277 0.023 Significant
Day 10 5023.000 12,163.000 −3.908 0.000 Significant
Day 38 5468.500 12,608.500 −3.632 0.000 Significant
3 month 5124.500 12,264.500 −4.366 0.000 Significant
6 month 4072.000 11,212.000 −6.229 0.000 Significant
12 month 3945.000 11,085.000 −7.528 0.000 Significant
  1. aThe conclusion is drawn at the significance level of 0.05