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Table 1 Initial characteristic according the gender difference

From: Effectiveness of the physical activity promotion programme on the quality of life and the cardiopulmonary function for inactive people: Randomized controlled trial

  Control group Intervention group
  Men mean (CI) Women mean (CI) Men mean (CI) Women mean (CI)
age (years) 64.25 (59–69) 62.82(60–65) 60.50 (57–63) 63.26(60–66)
Weight (Kg) 93.29(79–106) 78.50(71–85) 87.44 (77–97) 78.21(71–85)
Height (metre) 1.68(1.64–1.72) 1.58(1.5–1.60) 1.67 (1.62–1.74) 1.56(1.54–1.59)
SPB (mm Hg) 156(143–168) 133(127–140) 144(134–154) 131(125–137)
DPB (mm Hg) 83(76–91) 78.91(75–82) 79(69–89) 80.21(76–85)
HRr (B/min) 73(66–80) 76.18(72–80) 75.17(68–82) 80.04(74–86)
HRmax (B/min) 132(127–136) 133.43(131–135) 134(130–138) 132.57(129–136)
HRf (B/min) 122(114–130) 125(118–132) 124(115–132) 123.21(115–131)
RPE 5.75(4.7–6.8) 5.27(4.50–6.04) 5.28(4.44–6.11) 5(4.42–5.58)
FVC (L) 3.78(2.9–4.6) 2.76(2.21–3.3) 3.88(3.14–4.62) 2.54(2.22–2.86)
FEV1 (L) 2.55(1.94–3.16) 1.68(1.32–2.03) 2.44(1.99–2.9) 1.77(1.51–2.02)
FEV1/FVC (%) 66.59(57–76) 68(59–78) 65.61(57–74) 71(63–79)
EQ-5D (0–1) 0.57(0.38–0.75) 0.59(0.48–0.72) 0.58(0.36–0.76) 0.53(0.40–0.67)
Physical role (0–100) 46(40–51) 44.32(40–49) 48(43–53) 42.5(37–48)
Social (0–100) 26.27(26.3–26.3) 31.71(23–40) 31.3(20.22–42.4) 25.15(18–32)
Vitality (0–100) 52.8(46–60) 49(43–55) 46.1(40–52) 51(44–57)
Mental (0–100) 34.06(26–42) 36.43(30–42) 37.5(30–44) 39(33–45)
  1. CI: confidence interval.
  2. SPB: systolic blood pressure.
  3. %: percentage.
  4. L: liter.
  5. B/min: beats per minute.
  6. HRr: heart rate on resting.
  7. DPB: diastolic blood pressure.
  8. HRf: heart rate at the end.
  9. HRmax: maximum heart rate.
  10. RPE: rate perceived effort.