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Table 3 Program compliance and adherence

From: Prehabilitation in high-risk patients scheduled for major abdominal cancer surgery: a feasibility study

  n (%)
Received respiratory intervention 36 (72%)
Attended exercise prescription appointment 44 (88%)
Primary exercise program location preference
 Home-based 27 (61%)
 Community gym 5 (11%)
 Hospital gym 9 (21%)
 Community centre/local hospital 2 (5%)
 Other (private PT) 1 (2%)
Duration of prehabilitation program (mean, weeks)a 5.9
 >70% compliance with 3x week aerobic exercise 12 (28%)
 >70% compliance with 2x week strength exercise 15 (35%)
  1. aIn the 43 patients that completed their program including repeat functional exercise testing