Table 3

CDRS, CDI, and CGI scores at baseline and after 3 and 6 months in fluoxetine + vitamin C and fluoxetine + placebo groups
Variable Treatment duration Vitamin C group Placebo group t P
CDRS Baseline 30.1 ±3.56 31.3 ±3.89 0.77 0.45
3 months 14.4 ±2.39 24.7 ±2.73 9.85 <0.0001
6 months 9.0 ±1.50 17.3 ±2.73 11.36 <0.0001
CDI Baseline 37.3 ±2.38 36.7 ±3.33 −0.42 0.68
3 months 15.8 ±2.75 27.0 ±2.30 10.77 <0.0001
6 months 9.0 ±1.12 15.5 ±1.45 12.27 <0.0001
CGI Baseline 54.7 ±7.19 56.3 ±7.23 0.57 0.58
3 months 67.1 ±5.04 67.4 ±5.55 0.15 0.88
6 months 86.5 ±4.91 86.7 ±4.41 0.13 0.90

Values given are mean ± standard deviation. The statistics listed were measured with t-test. Statistical significance defined as P<0.05. CDI: Children’s Depression Inventory; CDRS: Children’s Depression Rating Scale; CGI: Clinical Global Impression.

Amr et al.

Amr et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-31

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