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Table 4 Clinical typology of adverse events symptoms

From: Adverse events among high-risk participants in a home-based walking study: a descriptive study

Type of Medical Event Number of Adverse Events
Cardiovascular  
High/Low blood pressure 32
Angina/Chest tightness 9
Orthopnea, low extremity edema 7
Shortness of breath 9
Light-headedness, dizziness 12
Diaphoresis 2
Stroke, myocardial infarction 2
Other CVD 1
  74
Metabolic/Endocrine  
Sudden weight gain 3
Hypo-, Hyperglycemia 5
Hypo-, Hyperkalemia 2
  10
Neuro-Psychological  
Neuro-motor 4
Mood Disorder 4
  8
Musculoskeletal  
Laceration, scrape, bruises 3
Muscle pulls, strains, sprains, soreness 13
Bone or joint trauma/fracture 11
  27
Gastrointestinal  
Gastric reflux 1
Rectal bleeding 2
  3
Infectious Disease  
Dermatological (fungus, blister, boil) 4
Viral, bacterial, fungal, or insect 11
  15
Medical Events 137
Motor Vehicle Accident 3
Surgical Comorbidity 6
Total Number of discrete symptoms 146
  1. Note. These symptoms represent 121 individual adverse event reports from 87 separate individuals. Thus, multiple symptoms could be reported on an individual report and some participants experienced 2 (n = 24) or 3 (n = 5) adverse events during the trial period summarized for this study.