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Table 2 Observed Means and Relative Increases in Outcome Variables at Different Times for each Group

From: Long-term maintenance of increased exercise involvement following a self-management intervention for housebound older adults with arthritis

Measurement time Baseline Pre-intervention Post-intervention-1 Post-intervention-2 % increase (post2-post1/post1)
Outcome variables Max Exp. Control Exp. Control Exp. Control Exp. Control Exp. Control
Group            
Variety of exercises 100 47 49 47 38 63 41 60 43 -4.76 4.87
Occurrence of exercises (times/week) 21 7.35 7.12 6.48 4.79 10.02 5.64 7.04 6.17 -29.74 9.40
- stretching (times/week) 7 2.85 2.73 2.56 2.06 4.57 2.30 2.80 3.03 -38.73 31.74
- walking (times/week) 7 2.26 2.83 2.04 1.77 2.57 1.72 2.76 1.93 7.40 12.21
- strengthening (time/week) 7 2.25 1.56 1.87 .96 2.88 1.61 1.48 1.90 -48.61 18.01