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Table 3 Patient outcomes by group for those who completed the physiotherapy pathway: BMI and Oxford scores

From: Evaluating a pre-surgical health optimisation programme: a feasibility study

  Non-health optimisation pathway Health optimisation pathway
Accepted referral to Healthy Lifestyles Service Did not accept referral to Healthy Lifestyles Service All health optimisation patients (accepted referral & did not accept referral combined)
n=249 n=34 n=91 n=125
Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up Baseline Follow-up
BMI (kg/m2):
 < 18: underweight 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
 18–24: healthy weight 72 28.9% 34 13.7% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
 25–29: overweight 163 65.5% 72 28.9% 0 0.0% 3 8.8% 8 8.8% 13 14.3% 8 6.4% 16 12.8%
 30+: obese 6 2.4% 5 2.0% 34 100.0% 20 58.8% 81 89.0% 49 53.8% 115 92.0% 69 55.2%
 Missing 8 3.2% 138 55.4% 0 0.0% 11 32.4% 2 2.2% 29 31.9% 2 1.6% 40 32.0%
 Median, IQR* 26.0 (24.0, 28.0) 26.0 (24.0, 28.4) 34.8 (32.0, 38.2) 34.0 (31.0, 38.0) 33.0 (31.0, 36.3) 32.0 (30.0, 35.6) 33.2 (31.4, 37.0) 32.1 (30.0, 36.4)
 Change in BMI    0.0 (0.0, 0.0)    − 1.8 (− 3.9, − 0.5)    − 0.5 (− 1.8, 0.0)    − 0.8 (− 2.4, 0.0)
Oxford score:
 0–19: severe 123 49.4% 87 34.9% 23 67.60% 15 44.1% 56 61.5% 44 48.4% 79 63.2% 59 47.2%
 20–29: moderate 122 49.0% 88 35.3% 11 32.4% 13 38.2% 34 37.4% 31 34.1% 45 36.0% 44 35.2%
 30–39: mild 4 1.6% 51 20.5% 0 0.0% 3 8.8% 1 1.1% 12 13.2% 1 0.8% 15 12.0%
 40–48: normal 0 0.0% 10 4.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 1 1.1% 0 0.0% 1 0.8%
 Missing 0 0.0% 13 5.2% 0 0.0% 3 8.8% 0 0.0% 3 3.3% 0 0.0% 6 4.8%
 Median, IQR* 20 (15, 25) 23 (17, 30) 16 (11, 21) 21 (13, 25) 18 (13, 22) 20 (13, 25) 17 (12, 21) 20 (13, 25)
 Change in Oxford score    3 (− 1, 8)    1 (− 3, 8)    1 (− 2, 7)    1 (− 2, 7)
  1. BMI body mass index, IQR interquartile range
  2. aFor those patients without missing data