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Table 1 Comparison between quality of life scores and medical parameters, forced expiratory volume at one second (FEV1) and body mass index (BMI), at the beginning and one month after the end of rehabilitation programme by paired t-test Bonferroni adjusted (CI: .95 confidence interval of mean)

From: The effect of inpatient rehabilitation programmes on quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis: A multi-center study

Variable T1 mean (CI)/SD T2 mean (CI)/SD t df p
general life satisfaction 39.6 (31.8–48.5)/37.5 45.8 (38.0–53.8)/35.6 2.29 76 0.025
health-related life satisfaction 55.2 (46.1–64.6)/42.3 63.1 (54.5–72.7)/41.2 2.71 79 0.008
CF-related life satisfaction 52.8 (43.5–62.1)/42.4 63.1 (53.5–72.7)/43.6 3.21 81 0.002
FEV1% of the predicted 52.9 (48.5–58.0)/21.1 55.5 (50.8–60.1)/20.3 2.47 73 0.016
BMI 20.2 (19.6–20.8)/2.7 20.5 (19.9–21.0)/2.7 3.81 81 < 0.001