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Table 2 Change in secondary outcomes (positive indicates increase in value), n = 45

From: The feasibility of using pedometers and brief advice to increase activity in sedentary older women – a pilot study

Group   EQ5D score EuroQuol scale HADS Anxiety HADS Depression Health costs Limb function
Advice N = 18 Mean 0.047 1.83 -1.056 -1.056 -80.93 0.361
  Standard Deviation 0.151 18.24 2.577 1.731 681.44 1.370
  Median 0.000 0.00 -0.500 -1.000 -7.60 0.000
  IQR 0.091 23.0 2.250 2.250 172.70 2.250
Pedometer N = 22 Mean 0.014 2.81 0.445 -1.000 -51.47 0.611
  Standard Deviation 0.132 19.39 1.649 1.981 180.59 1.303
  Median 0.000 5.00 0.000 -2.000 -3.60 1.000
  IQR 0.142 20.00 2.000 2.000 127.00 1.000
Mann-Whitney p-value 0.645 0.824 0.021* 0.769 0.577 0.385
  1. * Significant, p < 0.5
  2. Higher score = greater anxiety, greater depression, better quality of life, increased health costs and better limb function.