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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Compliance, adherence and effectiveness of a community-based pre-operative exercise programme: a pilot study

 Prostate (n=15)Colorectal (n=17)P-valueOverall (n=32)
Gender M:F (ratio)15:013:40.16828:4
Age (years)64.2 (6.7)60.5 (12.1)0.047*60.5 (10.9)
Height (cm)174 (5.7)172 (8.5)0.993174.3 (5.9)
Weight (kg)89.6 (12.5)87.7 (21.6)0.88389.6 (16.4)
BMI (kg/m2)29.7 (3.5)29.5 (6.9)0.89829.7 (4.8)
Current smoker0 (0)1 (6)0.3431 (3)
No. of participants with co-morbidity8 (53)7 (6)0.43115 (47)
No. of participants taking medication7 (47)6 (35)0.53813 (41)
  1. Data are reported as mean (SD).*P < 0.05 taken as statistically significant. Frequencies with percentages in parentheses