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Table 4 Summary of 6-minute walking for three study arms (6 Minute Walk Test)

From: The implementation of a community-based aerobic walking program for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis: A knowledge translation randomized controlled trial: Part II: Clinical outcomes

  Baseline 12 Months 18 Months
W WB C W WB C W WB C
N N N N N N N N N
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
    W Vs. C(P) WB Vs. C(P) WB Vs. W(P) W Vs. C(P) WB Vs. C(P) WB Vs. W(P)
6-min walk 79 68 74 44 41 40 42 39 35
456.45 ± 87.62 475.27 ± 90.77 490.89 ± 99.30 524.86 ± 106.52 509.41 ± 82.43 520.52 ± 115.14 492.91 ± 86.95 500.15 ± 77.46 540.35 ± 103.37
     0.063 0.535 0.215 0.366 0.318 0.902
  1. W: Walking only group; WB: Walking and Behavioural Group; C: Self-directed group (unsupervised/self-directed); N: number of subjects in each comparative group; SD: standard deviation; vs: versus; data is presented as mean (standard deviation); P: p-value (statistical significance); * Statistically significant; 6mwt: 6-min walk test (walking endurance).