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Table 4 Comparison of mean changes and percentage changes between baseline and 12 months’ follow-up for 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 = 14) CCRP (n = 19) Control (n = 27)
Mean difference (%) Mean difference (%) Mean difference (%)
Components
 PCS 11.46 31.44 a,b 10.96 30.25 b 6.27 16.08 b
 MCS 5.9 13.09 6.71 15.35 b 7.96 19.84 a,b
Domains
 PF 30.36 c 59.03 b 35.79c 77.27 a,b 20.16 c 37.55 b
 RP 41.07 c 229.96 a,b 32.89c 124.98 b 36.11 c 185.76 b
 BP 16.57 26.48 20.53c 38.61 a,b 9.96 16.73
 GH 16.93 32.83b 18.00 36.12 a,b 13.26 24.54 b
 VT 14.64 25.95 a,b 12.11 21.60 13.52 24.83 b
 SF 20.53 c 34.84 a,b 14.47 21.36 8.80 13.87
 RE 30.96 c 108.42 31.58c 128.60 b 37.04 c 300.17 a,b
 MH 11.43 15.94 b 19.37 30.97 a,b 17.48 29.28 b
  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)