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Table 2 Significant health-related fitness predictors of adherence to supervised exercise in the CARE Trial, 2008–2011, Canada

From: Predictors of adherence to different types and doses of supervised exercise during breast cancer chemotherapy

   Correlation1 ANOVA2
Variable M ± SD (%) r; p value F; p value
VO2peak, ml/kg/min   .16; 0.006 4.3; 0.015
 < 25 (n = 100) 69% ± 25%   
 25-30 (n = 92) 72% ± 24%   
 > 30 (n = 109) 78% ± 23%   
Peak rating of perceived exertion (0–10)   .27; <0.001 30.7; < 0.001
 <10 (n = 195) 68% ± 25%   
 10 (n = 106) 83% ± 20%   
Peak respiratory exchange ratio   .31; <0.001 17.9; <0.001
 ≤ 1.10 (n = 123) 66% ± 26%   
 > 1.10 (n = 178) 78% ± 21%   
Leg Strength, kg   .25; <0.001 7.4; 0.001
 < 70 (n = 111) 67% ± 27%   
 70-90 (n = 88) 74% ± 23%   
 > 90 (n = 102) 79% ± 20%   
Body fat,%   -.20; <0.001 2.8; 0.062
 < 34 (n = 94) 77% ± 25%   
 34-42 (n = 109) 74% ± 23%   
 > 42 (n = 98) 68% ± 24%   
Lean body mass, kg   .16; <0.001 4.5; 0.012
 < 37 (n = 84) 67% ± 27%   
 37-42 (n = 112) 72% ± 24%   
 > 42 (n = 105) 78% ± 21%   
  1. Note. 1Tested the association as a continuous variable. 2Tested the association as a predefined categorical variable.