Table 2.

Mann-Whitney U Test Results Comparing the Total Scores of Both Groups’ Dyadic Adjustment Scale

GroupsNo.Row AverageRow TotalUP
Initial Scores
    Pretest study1414.18198.5093.5000.836
    Pretest control1414.82207.50P > .05
Scores at the termination of the program*
    Post-test study1421.04294.506.5000.000
    Post-test control147.96111.50P < .001
  • * The Dyadic Adjustment Scale was applied to both groups 10 weeks later.