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Table 4 Changes in quality of life 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) n Mean (95% CI) n Mean (95% CI)
SF 361 (0–100 good)
Physical function 61 5.1 (-0.9, 11.1) 24 6.3 (-2.1, 14.6) 37 4.3 (-4.3, 12.9)
Role physical 58 11.2 (-0.5, 22.9) 23 5.4 (-14.7, 25.5) 35 15.0 (0.1, 29.9)
General health 60 9.7 (4.4, 14.9) 22 3.7 (-4.5, 12.0) 36 13.3 (6.5, 20.1)
Bodily pain 58 7.4 (0.5, 14.4) 23 4.9 (-8.0, 17.8) 37 9.3 (0.5, 17.5)
Vitality 59 15.3 (9.6, 21.1) 24 12.1 (0.7, 23.5) 35 17.6 (11.5, 23.7)
Social functioning 59 8.5 (0.8, 16.3) 23 8.7 (-4.5, 22.0) 36 8.4 (-1.7, 18.5)
Role emotional 59 13.5 (1.0, 26.1) 23 16.0 (1.6, 30.3) 36 12.0 (-6.9, 30.9)
Mental health 59 14.2 (8.6, 19.9) 24 14.3 (7.2, 21.4) 35 14.2 (5.6, 22.7)
CRQ2 (0–7 best)
Dyspnoea 45 0.6 (0.1, 1.0) 20 0.9 (0.2, 1.5) 25 0.3 (-0.3, 0.9)
Fatigue 46 0.8 (0.4, 1.3) 19 0.4 (-0.4, 1.1) 27 1.2 (0.6, 1.7)
  1. Data shown as mean change from baseline, 95% confidence intervals (CI).
  2. 1SF36 = Medical Outcomes Short Form, 2CRQ = Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire.