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Table 3 Comparison of secondary outcomes in drug and placebo groups

From: Role of oral Minocycline in acute encephalitis syndrome in India – a randomized controlled trial

Outcome Drug (140) Placebo (141) P
N/Mean %/SD N/Mean %/SD
Discharged2 92 65 · 7 90 63 · 8 0 · 740
Absconded2 3 2 · 1 3 2 · 1 0 · 992
LAMA2 14 10 · 0 22 15 · 6 0 · 159
Death in hospital2 31 22 · 1 26 18 · 4 0 · 440
Mean days to become afebrile1 3 · 63 2 · 94 3.72 2 · 53 0 · 926
Mean days to become convulsion free1 1 · 35 1 · 14 1.22 0 · 87 0 · 411
Mean days to full consciousness1 3 · 37 2 · 6 3.06 2 · 19 0 · 399
Mean days to oral feeds1 3 · 06 2 · 71 3 · 21 2 · 85 0 · 702
Mean days till discharge1 6 · 86 4 · 97 6 · 66 4 · 39 0 · 721
Glasgow Outcome scale at 3 months2
Normal/near normal
Independent
Dependent
Vegetative
Dead
75
3
14
0
43
53 · 6
2 · 1
10 · 0
0.0
30 · 7
60
11
11
0
52
42 · 5
7 · 8
7 · 8
0.0
36 · 9
Chi Square = 7 · 44
P = 0 · 059
3 month GOS Unknown 5 3 · 5 7 4 · 9  
  1. 1 Comparison of means by 2 sample t test; 2 comparison of proportions by Chi square test; SD: standard deviation,
  2. LAMA: left against medical advice; GOS: Glasgow Outcome score