Table 2

Protocol deviations

3 months after baseline15 months after baseline
TreatmentControlTreatmentControl
n%n%n%n%
Lost to follow-up
 No1571219513871990
 Yes62915213210
Interruption of therapy
 No1571n.an.an.an.an.an.a
 Yes*629n.an.an.an.an.an.a
Diagnosed with another chronic disorder
 No15100211001310019100
 Yes00000000
Experienced severe illness/trauma
 No15100211001310019100
 Yes00000000
Receiving other therapy for chronic fatigue
 No1510021100129219100
 Yes00001800
  • *The six individuals that interrupted therapy were the same individuals that were lost to follow up in the intervention group.

  • n.a, not applicable.