Table 3

Percentages of symptoms that were same/worse or improved/remitted at follow-up, weighted according to the number of patients in follow-up and categorised by symptoms same/worse per study

Symptoms same or worse at follow-up (%)Number of studiesTotal n in follow-up% Same/worse symptoms (weighted)% Improved/remitted symptoms (weighted)
  • Categories <33% symptoms same/worse, 33% to 66% of symptoms same/worse, >66% of patients same/worse.