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Table 4 The results obtained to monitoring effort tolerance (6MWT), quality of life (SGQ) and pedometry in control group

From: The usefulness of pedometry in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Control group Patients number 6MWT Initial (meters) 6MWT after 6 months (meters) QL initial (%) QL after 6 months (%) Pedometry initial (steps/day) Pedometry after 6 months (steps/day)
COPD II 5 487.6 485.2 43.14 44.12 8620.8 8672.2
COPD III 7 436.4 431.57 61.87 63.35 5743.4 5810.14
COPD IV 9 349.5 342.22 69.48 69.73 2551.1 2592.4
Total/Change 21 - 4.15   + 0.72   + 52.14 (p = 0.25)