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Table 3 Changes in anthropomorphic measurements and physical capacity after rehabilitation for a) all participants, b) participants with cardiac and/or chronic respiratory disease (CCRD), c) participants with risk factors (RF)

From: Tasmanian Aborigines step up to health: evaluation of a cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and secondary prevention program

  All participants CCRD RF
  n Mean (95% CI) ES n Mean (95% CI) ES n Mean (95% CI) ES
Weight (kg) 64 -0.8 (-0.1, -1.6) 0.04 21 -1.0 (-2.5, 0.4) 0.01 43 -0.8 (-1.7, 0.2) 0.04
BMI1 64 -0.3 (-0.01, -0.6) 0.04 21 -0.3 (-0.6, 0.1) 0.02 43 -0.3 (-0.8, 0.2) 0.03
Waist (cm) 66 -3.6 (-2.5, -4.7) 0.22 23 -4.9 (-6.8, -2.9) 0.08 43 -3.0 (-4.3, -1.7) 0.17
ISWT2 (m) 47 106.2 (79.1, 133.2) 0.11 19 96.8 (40.3, 153.4) 0.12 28 112.5 (84.5, 140.5) 0.10
6MWT3 (m) 64 55.7 (37.8, 73.7) 0.11 22 79.0 (47.1, 111.0) 0.17 42 43.6 (21.9, 65.2) 0.10
TUG4 (sec) 67 -0.8 (-0.5, -1.1) 0.11 23 -0.8 (-1.3, -0.3) 0.14 44 -0.8 (-1.1, -0.5) 0.10
  1. Data shown as mean change from baseline, 95% confidence intervals (CI) and Effect Size (ES).
  2. Footnotes: 1BMI = Body mass index, 2ISWT = Incremental Shuttle Walk Test, 36MWD = Six Minute Walk Test, 4TUG = Timed Up & Go.