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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participating patients

From: Quality of life following cardiac rehabilitation in cardiac surgery patients

  CR NCR Sig. (p =)
Patient demographics
Number of participants: (M/F) 107 (69/41) 111 (65/46) 0.526
Age years: mean (SD) 69.01 (11.1) 68.62 (11.0) 0.799
BMI (SD) 29.83 (6.15) 30.10 (6.5) 0.753
Past medical history of:
 T2 diabetes (n) 82 85 0.992
 Hypertension 88 93 0.957
 CHF 60 60 0.764
 Smoking 91 100 0.258
NYHA class (SD) 1.97 (0.9) 1.93 (0.9) 0.743
Procedure typea
 CAG 44 46 0.962
 Aortic valve 56 57 0.883
 Mitral valve 17 20 0.675
 Percutaneous/TAVI 5 6 0.805
Hospital readmission (all cause) 27 26 0.755
  1. CR = cardiac rehabilitation, NCR = non-cardiac rehabilitation, M/F = male/female, SD = standard deviation (n) = number, CHF = congestive heart failure, NYHA = New York Heart Association Scale (Appendix 3)
  2. aNB some patients underwent more than one procedure type