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Table 3 Number of interventions during hospital stay and time to posttest and follow-up

From: The effect of continuous passive motion and sling exercise training on clinical and functional outcomes following total knee arthroplasty: a randomized active-controlled clinical study

Variable ST CPM Mean difference P
  (n = 19) (n = 19) (95% CI)  
CPM or ST, n 14.2 (2.2) 14.6 (1.8) −0.46 (−1.8, 0.89) 0.597
Standard physiotherapy, n 8.1 (1.0) 8.4 (0.7) −0.32 (0.29, −0.90) 0.281
Gait training, n 6.4 (1.3) 6.6 (1.0) −0.26 (−1.00, 0.47) 0.472
Start day of walking corridor 4.0 (1.2) 4.3 (1.2) −0.31 (−1.10, 0.49) 0.437
Start day of climbing stairs 7.5 (1.6) 7.5 (1.6) <0.01 (−0.99, 0.99) 0.997
Postest, d 9.6 (1.3) 9.5 (0.6) 0.06 (−0.67, 0.78) 0.870
Follow-up, d 95.5 (9.7) 90.7 (8.7) 4.77 (−2.89, 12.44) 0.212
  1. Abbreviations: ST, sling exercise training group; CPM, continuous passive motion group.
  2. ANCOVA: adjusted for sex, weight, age, pain and physical activity.
  3. Values are presented as means (standard deviation).