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Table 4 Health-related components of fitness at baseline and post-exercise intervention for both surgical-oncology groups combined

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

Outcome measureBaseline (n = 24)Post-intervention (n = 24)Mean difference (95% CI)P value
Sit-to-stand (s)16.5 (6.2)14.0 (5.5)2.5 (1.2, 3.7)0.001*
Handgrip (kg)33.2 (9.1)34.3 (8.4)− 0.8 (− 2.1, 0.5)0.232
6MTT (m)719 (185)746 (173)− 27 (− 68, 15)0.193
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD). *P < 0.05 taken as statistically significant