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Table 2 Differences of blood pressure before and after intervention in the intervention and control group

From: Decreased blood pressure among community dwelling older adults following progressive muscle relaxation and music therapy (RESIK)

Variable Mean SD** Mean different P
Pre Post Pre Post
Systolic 0.001*
•Intervention 152.8 123.6 11.61 14.81 29.2
•Control 156.2 142.2 11.76 15.82 14.0
Diastolic 0.001*
•Intervention 96.40 80.20 7.217 11.16 16.2
•Control 96.60 83.20 7.453 10.39 13.4
  1. *statistically significant on on α < 0.05**deviation standard
  2. Showed the changes of blood pressure before and after intervention in both group (p < 0.05), with the highest change in the intervention group which systolic was 29.2 mmHg and diastolic was 16.2 mmHg
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