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Table 3 Univariate ANCOVAS with group membership (rehabilitation or control) as independent variable, NEAT a and ACT b follow-up scores as dependent variables and sex, age, educational level, numbers of allergies, follow-up period and the respective baseline score as covariates

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

Variables Mean – Follow-up
(95% CI c)
Mean difference – Follow-up
(95% CI c)
p value for difference
  Rehabilitation
(n = 141)
Control
(n = 73)
  
NEAT a 0.25 (0.21–0.28) 0.44 (0.38–0.51) − 0.19 (− 0.26 - -0.12) < 0 .001
  Rehabilitation
(n = 124)
Control
(n = 73)
  
ACT b 19.60 (18.88–20.29) 17.48 (16.24–18.65) 2.12 (0.79–3.42) 0.009
  1. a NEAT Needs in Asthma Treatment Questionnaire
  2. b ACT Asthma Control Test
  3. c CI confidence interval