TABLE 2

Mean scores for exercise capacity tests, muscle strength test and patient-reported outcomes, at baseline and follow-up and change after pulmonary rehabilitation

BaselineFollow-upChange
STAND-UP
 Subjects524848
 1st 1-min STS test reps15.3±6.219.8±7.84.3±4.1
 2nd 1-min STS test reps16.4±6.920.2±7.83.8±3.9
 Higher 1-min STS test reps16.5±6.620.4±7.93.6±4.1
 6MWT m286.5±127.6367.2±130.890.0±65.2
 5STS s13.5±8.810.1±4.32.2±4.1
 QMVC# kg25.1±7.629.3±9.23.6±5.2
 CAT18.6±7.015.2±6.6−3.8±5.5
 CRQ
  Dyspnoea3.4±1.24.5±1·21.2±1.0
  Fatigue3.7±1.34.9±1.01.2±1.1
  Emotional4.1±1.45.3±1.11.3±1.1
  Mastery4.2±1.65.3±1.31.2±1.1
 HADS anxiety7.1±4.25.2±4.02.1±2.8
 HADS depression6.5±3.85.1±3.71.7±2.6
 Feeling thermometer52.4±14.963.0±14.810.3±16.7
 BDI/TDI4.7±2.14.5±3.4
RIMTCORE  
 Subjects200191188
 1-min STS test reps24.2±7.528.3±8.04.0±4.3
 6MWT+ m440.6±109.2528.7±104.884.5±55.8
 CAT20.3±7.116.2±7.2−4.0±5.8
 SGRQ
  Symptoms64.9±22.048.6±23.2−16.1±21.6
  Activity 61.5±19.552.7±23.2−8.5±14.7
  Impacts38.6±18.927.7±17.8−10.4±14.2
  Total50.1±17.439.0±18.0−10.6±12.6
 CCQ
  Symptoms3.0±1.32.2±1.2−0.7±1.1
  Functional2.8±1.22.1±1.2−0.6±1.0
  Mental2.7±1.72.0±1.6−0.7±1.5
  Total2.8±1.12.1±1.1−0.7±0.9
 BDI/TDI6.2±2.54.8±3.2
 MRC2.5±1.22.2±1.3−0.3±1.0
  • Data are presented as n or mean±sd. 1-min STS test: 1-min sit-to-stand test; 6MWT: 6-min walk test; 5STS: five-repetition sit-to-stand test; QMVC: quadriceps maximal voluntary contraction; CAT: COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Assessment Test; CRQ: Chronic Respiratory Questionnaire; HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale; BDI/TDI: Baseline and Transition Dyspnoea Indexes; SGRQ: St George's Respiratory Questionnaire; CCQ: Clinical COPD Questionnaire; MRC: Medical Research Council dyspnoea scale. #: n=30; : BDI: baseline score, TDI: change score; +: higher score of two tests was used.