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Table 4 Factorial rANOVA and post hoc test results for the interaction of groups and psychological well-being, adaptation, depression and anxiety

From: A randomized controlled trial of well-being therapy to promote adaptation and alleviate emotional distress among medical freshmen

  Within subject effect
F, p,ηp2
Between subject effect
F, p,ηp2
Post hoc test time × group
F, p,ηp2
RPWB F = 7.13, p < 0.01,ηp2 = 0.08 F = 6.06, p = 0.02,ηp2 = 0.08  
T1-T2 × group    F = 9.58, p < 0.01,ηp2 = 0.10
T2-T3 × group    F = 0.22, p = 0.64,ηp2 < 0.01
T1-T3 × group    F = 10.58, p < 0.01,ηp2 = 0.11
CCSAS F = 9.88, p < 0.01,ηp2 = 0.10 F = 1.61, p = 0.21,ηp2 = 0.02  
T1-T2 × group    F = 5.89, p = 0.02,ηp2 = 0.07
T2-T3 × group    F = 2.16, p = 0.15,ηp2 = 0.03
T1-T3 × group    F = 1.01, p = 0.32,ηp2 = 0.01
CES-D F = 4.05, p = 0.02,ηp2 = 0.05 F = 8.13, p = 0.01,ηp2 = 0.09  
T1-T2 × group    F = 6.17, p = 0.02,ηp2 = 0.07
T2-T3 × group    F = 1.28, p = 0.26,ηp2 = 0.02
T1-T3 × group    F = 11.56, p < 0.01,ηp2 = 0.12
SAI F = 2.65, p = 0.08,ηp2 = 0.03 F = 1.92, p = 0.17,ηp2 = 0.02  
T1-T2 × group    F = 1.12, p = 0.66,ηp2 < 0.01
T2-T3 × group    F = 1.65, p = 0.20,ηp2 = 0.02
T1-T3 × group    F = 1.87, p = 0.18,ηp2 = 0.02
  1. Note.T1 pre-intervention, T2 post-intervention, T3 Three months after the intervention, RPWS Chinese Version of Ryff’s Scales of Psychological Well-Being, CCSAS Chinese College Student Adjustment Scale, CES-D Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale, SAI State Anxiety Inventory, × refers to statistical interaction