Table 2

Baseline characteristics between WEB completers and dropout

Dropouts (n=29)Completers (n=22)
Gender (M:F)18:1120:2
Age (years)65.3±1267.6±7
FEV1 (% predicted)63.6±30.252.1±27.2
BMI (kg/m2)29.1±6.726.4±5.7
MRC52% MRC 341% MRC 2
27% MRC 3 and 4
4% MRC 5
Pre-ISWT (m)264.6334.5
Pre-ESWT (s)209.1278.7
Pre-CRQ-D2.62.9
Pre anxiety9.4*6.5
  • *p<0.05 between groups.

  • BMI, body mass index; CRQ-D, Chronic Respiratory disease Questionnaire-Dyspnoea; ESWT, endurance shuttle walk test; F, female; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 s; ISWT, incremental shuttle walk test; M, male; MRC, Medical Research Council.