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Table 2 Health outcomes of the exercise programme compared to usual care

From: Cost-utility of a walking programme for moderately depressed, obese, or overweight elderly women in primary care: a randomised controlled trial

Health outcome Group Baseline Six months p*
Body Mass Index (kg·m-2) exercise 29.7 (4.2) 29.4 (4.2) .003
  Control 30.6 (4.3) 30.8 (4.3)  
Depression by Geriatric Depression Scale Exercise 2.3 (2.5) 1.8 (2.3) .001
  Control 2.6 (2.5) 2.9 (2.5)  
Anxiety by State Trait Anxiety Inventory exercise 19.2 (11.2) 14.1 (9.0) <.001
  Control 21.2 (10.4) 22.2 (9.8)  
Anxiety/Depression by EQ-5D Exercise 1.4 (0.6) 1.2 (0.4) .009
  Control 1.4 (0.6) 1.5 (0.7)  
  1. *p of F by Analysis of Variance.