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Table 3 Comparison of mean changes and percentage changes between baseline and 6 months’ follow-up from the three groups

From: Health related quality of life assessment in acute coronary syndrome patients: the effectiveness of early phase I cardiac rehabilitation

  MCRP (n = 15) CCRP (n = 18) Control (n = 33)
Mean difference (%) Mean difference (%) Mean difference (%)
Components
 PCS 8.02 22.16 a,b 5.30 13.86 2.72 6.70
 MCS −4.13 −9.03 1.84 3.86 2.80 6.62 a
Domains
 PF 17.22 34.21 22.78 45.56 a,b 11.97 20.36
 RP 25.00 c 149.97 a,b 12.50 40.90 18.18 72.73 b
 BP 3.20 4.92 12.67 22.18 a 4.67 7.30
 GH 7.09 14.14 a 2.61 4.78 −0.09 −0.16
 VT 1.00 1.76 a 1.11 1.69 −0.25 −0.44
 SF 5.00 8.11 a 0.00 0.00 3.41 5.06
 RE 6.68 23.14 18.53 62.53 27.27 c 142.12 a,b
 MH −10.67 −14.76 10.44 15.51 a 3.27 4.98
  1. aHighest percentage of mean differences among the three groups
  2. b p value for paired t-test is significant at p < 0.05
  3. cMCID with reference point as 20-points differences in changes over time with the SF-36 (Ware et al., 1993; Wyrwich et al., 2004; Kemmler et al., 2010)