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Table 4 Results of the second DOPS exam (Repeated measures analysis compared to first DOPS)

From: Peyton’s four-step approach for teaching complex spinal manipulation techniques – a prospective randomized trial

  Peyton Group Control Group F p
OSPE total score 42.8 ± 14 34.6 ± 26.9 (1,18) 27 <0.001*
OSPE diagnostic part 20.1 ± 7.1 19.1 ± 10.9 (1,18) 4.4 0.04*
OSPE therapeutic part 22.8 ± 8.9 15.5 ± 16.7 (1,18) 40.1 <0.001*
Cervical spine Diagnosis 4.7 ± 1.2 4.6 ± 1.9 (1,17) 3.9 0.06
Cervical spine Therapy 3.8 ± 2.9 2.4 ± 3.9 (1,17) 11.3 0.004*
Thoracic spine Diagnosis 4.6 ± 1.6 4.2 ± 2.8 (1,17) 1.1 0.29
Thoracic spine Therapy 6.7 ± 2.8 5.7 ± 3.6 (1,17) 25.4 <0.001*
Lumbar spine Diagnosis 3.8 ± 2.1 4.2 ± 2.4 (1,18) 1.5 0.2
Lumbar spine Therapy 5 ± 4.4 3.7 ± 6.1 (1,18) 34.1 <0.001*
Sacroiliac joint Diagnosis 7.1 ± 3.1 6.4 ± 4.8 (1,18) 11.8 0.003*
Sacroiliac joint Therapy 7.3 ± 3 4.5 ± 4.2 (1,18) 15.2 0.001*
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation. *indicating significance