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Table 3 Mean effectiveness outcomes by group over 12 months

From: Cost-effectiveness of a national exercise referral programme for primary care patients in Wales: results of a randomised controlled trial

Outcomes at 12 month follow-up Intervention group Control group Significance*
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p
**EQ5D score (0-1) 0.64 (0.32) n=395 0.61 (0.32) n=391 0.09
Exercise per week 305.96 min (386.5) n=298 305.8 min (393.3) n=279 0.7
Adherence    
  Did not attend 30 (8%)   
  Attended <16 wks 123 (32%)   
  Attended 16 wks 247 (62%)   
Level of adherence to NERS by variable Did not attend 0-16 week Completed
   N (%) N %) N (%)
Referral type CHD risk 20 (7) 84 (27) 203 (66)
  MH 0 4 (31) 9 (69)
  Both 10 (12) 35 (44) 35 (44)
Gender Male 15 (11) 31 (33) 89 (66)
  Female 15 (5) 92 (35) 158 (60)
Age <44 5 (7) 25 (36) 39 (57)
  45-59 10 (7) 50 (27) 75 (56)
  >60 15 (8) 48 (24) 133 (68)
WIMD Low 7 (5) 49 (35) 84 (60)
  Medium 13 (10) 37 (28) 84 (63)
  High 9 (8) 29 (26) 73 (66)
  1. *The difference is significant (p < 0.05) according to Mann–Whitney test.
  2. **EQ-5D (L3).