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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Mean scoring of Atopic Dermatitis (SCORAD) in the active control group

From: Impact of Althaea Officinalis extract in patients with atopic eczema: a double-blind randomized controlled trial

Time Scores (Mean ± SD) Between right and left half-body P-value
Right half-body Left half-body
Placebo Hydrocortisone acetate ointment (1 %) or Triamcinolone
0 (baseline) 14.40 ± 1.90 14.40 ± 1.90 -
Week 2 13.05 ± 2.04 6.05 ± 2.31 < 0.001
P-value weeks 0–2 0.287 < 0.001  
Week 4 11.75 ± 1.94 1.10 ± 0.85 < 0.001
P-value weeks 2–4 0.003 < 0.001  
P-value weeks 0–4 < 0.001 < 0.001