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Table 4 Post-hoc tests and Interaction effects of gender-client therapist matching in terms of QoL and Symptom reduction in CBT

From: Client-therapist dyads and therapy outcome: Does sex matching matters? A cross-sectional study

  Post-hoc-tests Interaction effect ANOVA
Gender therapist Gender client p η2 Gender client Gender therapist p η2 F(df) p η2 (CI: 90%)
QoL             
Male Male (1.98 ± .98) Female (1.92 ± .99) .603 .000 Male Male (1.98 ± .08) Female (1.92 ± .07) .324 .002 F(1, 559) = 1.22 .270 .002 (0; .008)
Female Male (2.11 ± .93) Female (1.87 ± .80) .047 .007 Female Male (2.11 ± .10) Female (1.87 ± .05) .609 .000    
Symptom reduction             
Male Male (2.05 ± 1.13) Female (2.00 ± 1.00) .865 .000 Male Male (2.05 ± 1.13) Female (2.00 ± 1.00) .935 .000 F(df) p η2 (CI: 90%)
Female Male (2.07 ± .91) Female (1.72 ± .76) .224 .014 Female Male (2.07 ± .91) Female (1.72 ± .76) .225 .014 F(1, 102) = .605 .438 .006 (0; .053)
  1. QoL = Quality of Life; CBT = Cognitive Behavioral Method; Interaction effect = Gender client * Gender Therapist; CI = Confidence Interval