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Table 2 Paired t tests of NEAT a total and subscale scores and ACT b sum scores at baseline and follow-up in both samples

From: Impact of pulmonary rehabilitation on patients’ health care needs and asthma control: a quasi-experimental study

Variables T1c: mean (SD) T2d: mean (SD) t df p
Rehabilitation group
NEAT a total score 0.46 (0.27) 0.24 (0.23) 10.33 149 <  0.001
Patient expertise e 0.44 (0.37) 0.29 (0.33) 4.77 132 <  0.001
Drug effects e 0.65 (0.36) 0.37 (0.39) 8.16 145 <  0.001
Handling drugs e 0.19 (0.30) 0.08 (0.20) 3.97 142 0.006
Exacerbations e 0.55 (0.39) 0.21 (0.30) 11.17 142 < 0.001
ACT b sum score 17.39 (4.61) 19.68 (4.12) −6.67 130 < 0.001
Control Group
NEAT a total score 0.44 (0.30) 0.43 (0.29) 0.27 77 0.76
Patient expertise e 0.47 (0.39) 0.45 (0.37) 0.59 75 0.56
Drug effects e 0.57 (0.37) 0.54 (0.38) 0.79 77 0.44
Handling drugs e 0.23 (0.32) 0.23 (0.33) 0.00 74 1.00
Exacerbations e 0.48 (0.41) 0.51 (0.40) −0.97 77 0.33
ACT b sum score 16.99 (4.81) 17.56 (5.36) −1.485 77 0.14
  1. a NEAT Needs in Asthma Treatment Questionnaire
  2. b ACT Asthma Control Test
  3. c T1 assessment 1 (baseline)
  4. d T2 assessment 2 (follow-up)
  5. e NEAT subscales