Table 3: Mean differences in ejection fraction evolution, functional capacity before and after the program according to/depending on the risk group.

 

Variable (Low risk) N = 66

Mean SDa

Mean difference SDb

CI 95%

P

LVEF (%)

LVEF1

60.32 5.68

Δ LVEF

1.83 5.99

0.36-3.30

0.01*

LVEF2

62.15 6.20

FC (METs)

FC1

9.87 1.97

Δ FC

1.80 2.18

1.26-2.34

0.00*

FC2

11.67 2.03

ET (min)

ET1

7.50 1.58

Δ ET

1.20 1.54

0.82-1.58

0.00*

ET2

8.70 1.67

Variable (Moderate risk) N = 32

Mean SDa

Mean difference SDb

CI 95%

P

LVEF (%)

LVEF1

45.19 7.45

Δ LVEF

7.31 8.07

4.40-10.22

0.00*

LVEF2

52.50 9.50

FC (METs)

FC1

9.06 2.31

Δ FC

2.28 2.55

1.35- 3.19

0.00*

FC2

11.33 2.60

ET (min)

ET1

6.89 1.76

Δ ET

1.73 1.74

1.10-2.36

0.00*

ET2

8.62 1.91

Variable (High risk) N = 12

Mean SDa

Mean difference SDb

CI 95%

P

LVEF (%)

LVEF1

44.25 15.68

Δ LVEF

4.25 5.61

0.68-7.81

0.03**

LVEF2

48.50 12.96

FC (METs)

FC1

7.93 2.56

Δ FC

2.47 1.40

1.55-3.33

0.00*

FC2

10.37 2.90

ET (min)

ET1

6.13 2.23

Δ ET

1.81 0.98

1.18-2.43

0.00*

ET2

7.93 2.17

 

Abbreviations:

Δ: variation; FC: Functional Capacity; LVEF: Left Ventricle Ejection Fraction; Min.: Minutes; ET: Exercise time.

1: before CRP; 2: after CRP.

*paired Student T-test; **paired Wilcoxon T-test.

aData are presented as mean standard deviation.

bData are presented as mean difference standard deviation.