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Table 5 Health-related quality of life at baseline and post-exercise intervention

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

Median (SD) Baseline Post-intervention 95% Confidence Interval
FACT-G questionnaire total score (n= 25) 79 (15) 85 (15) −4.1, 7.2
 Physical well-being 22 (5) 24 (3) −4.1, 0.1
 Social and family well-being 23 (5) 23 (6) −2.5, 3.0
 Emotional well-being 17 (5) 19 (4) −4.2, 0.8
 Functional well-being 17 (7) 20 (6) −6.1, 0.8
ESAS total (n=25) 22 (11) 21 (11) −11.8, −0.5
IPAQ (n=29)
 Total MET minutes/week 2305 (2878) 3858 (4236) −2718, −388
 Vigorous MET minutes/week 961 (1730) 1902 (2410) −1598, −283
 Moderate MET minutes/week 466 (582) 931 (1233) −928, −2.6
 Walking MET minutes/week 877 (1132) 1023 (1193) −642, 349
 Sitting hours/day (n=22) 5.3 (2.4) 5.4 (3.4) −1.3, 1.2
Barrier to self-efficacy (n=25)
 Overall score 442 (244) 550 (299) −267.3, 51.4
 Task self-efficacy (n=21)
 Overall score 302 (349) 212 (121) −85.7, 265.6
  1. Abbreviations: FACT-G The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy – General, ESAS Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale, IPAQ International Physical Activity Questionnaire, MET metabolic equivalent