Table 2.

Comparison of Those Who Completed the Study With Those Lost to Follow-up

Week 3Week 6
Completed (n = 49)Not Completed (n = 11)Completed (n = 46)Not Completed (n = 14)
Group (% active drug)46554850
Female sex (%)74917293
Age (years)51.339.5*52.238.8*
Baseline scores
    IRLSSG Total25.926.926.026.4
    BDI (depression) score14.720.915.317.9
  • * P < .05 for t test of significant difference between the completion groups.

  • IRLSSG, International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group; BDI, Beck Depression Inventory.