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Table 6 Mean Perceived Expense (± standard deviation) Associated with CR Componentsa

From: Cardiac rehabilitation in Canada and Arab countries: comparing availability and program characteristics

  Arab Canadian
Exercise Equipment 4.0 ± 1.7 3.3 ± 0.9
Exercise Stress Testing on Treadmill or Cycle Ergometer 3.6 ± 1.7 3.7 ± 1.5
Equipment/Supplies for Risk Assessment 3.6 ± 1.7 2.8 ± 0.9
Front Line Personnel 3.4 ± 1.5 4.2 ± 0.7
Space 3.0 ± 1.2 2.6 ± 1.4
Patient Education Materials 2.8 ± 1.1 2.5 ± 0.8
Blood Collection and Lipid Testing 2.6 ± 1.1 3.4 ± 2.0
Free Weights 2.6 ± 0.9 2.5 ± 1.0
Blood Pressure Assessment Device 2.4 ± 0.9 2.7 ± 1.1
  1. aOn a 5-point Likert type scale from 1 (free) to 5 (very expensive)