Table 4

Unadjusted comparisons of change in walking measures from week 1 to weeks 12, 24 and 36 in exercise plus SCT group (SCT) and exercise plus education control group (CON)

Mean change week 1 to week 12
(95% CI) p Value
Mean change week 1 to week 24
(95% CI) p Value
Mean change week 1 to week 36
(95% CI) p Value
SCTCONHedges’ G (95% CI)SCTCONHedges’ G (95% CI)SCTCONHedges’ G (95% CI)
6MWT83.02
(58.74 to 107.29) p<0.01
56.92
(28.43 to 85.41) p<0.01
0.37
(−0.12 to 0.86)
55.97
(32.12 to 79.84) p<0.01
34.2
(13.43 to 54.97) p<0.01
0.31
(−0.18 to  0.80)
82.18
(50.90 to 113.45) p<0.01
46.87
(18.57 to 75.17) p<0.01
0.50
(0.01 to 0.96)
TUG−0.70
(−1.20 to –0.19)
p<0.01
−0.54
(−0.91 to –0.17) p<0.01
0.11
(−0.59 to 0.38)
−0.79
(−1.19 to –0.38) p<0.01
−0.74
(−1.13 to –0.35) p<0.01
0.03
(−0.52 to  0.45)
−1.23
(−1.68 to –0.78) p<0.01
−0.57
(−0.98 to –0.16) p<0.01
0.44
(−0.05 to  0.93)
MSWS-12−8.03
(−14.43 to –1.63) p=0.02
−0.86
(−7.99 to 6.27) p=0.81
0.27
(−0.22 to 0.76)
−6.43
(−12.10 to –0.77) p=0.03
−2.88
(−11.41 to 5.64) p=0.49
0.13
(−0.35 to 0.62)
−8.62
(−15.90 to –1.34) p=0.02
−5.60
(−13.84 to 2.64) p=0.17
0.11
(−0.37 to 0.60)
  • Bold text indicates moderate effect size.

  • MSWS-12, Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12; 6MWT, Six-Minute Walk Test; TUG, Timed Up and Go.