Table 5

Preliminary synthesis for the secondary outcome measures at baseline and after intervention: body weight, pain and QOL comparing the combined intervention programme with an exercise intervention

CategoryAssessment point(months)Outcome measureStudyIntervention groupControl group
M0 (SD0)N0M1 (SD1)N1M0 (SD0)N0M1 (SD1)N1
PainWOMAC pain6Messier et al, 201336.7 (3.4)1524.6 (2.9)1336.1 (2.9)1504.5 (3)122
WOMAC pain18Messier et al, 201336.7 (3.4)1523.7 (3.1)1216.1 (2.9)1504.4 (2.7)115
QOLSF-36 physical component6Messier et al, 2013336.6 (9.41)15243.5 (9)13336.8 (9)15041.5 (9)122
SF-36 mental component6Messier et al, 2013357.2 (6.6)15256.9 (7.3)13356.5 (8.4)15056.1 (7.6)122
SF-36 physical component18Messier et al, 2013336.6 (9.41)15244.7 (8.7)12136.8 (9)15042.0 (9)115
SF-36 mental component18Messier et al, 2013356.1 (6.5)15257.2 (6.6)12156.5 (8.4)15055.4 (7.6)115
  • M0 (SD0), mean and SD at baseline; N0, participants number at baseline; M1 (SD1), mean and SD after intervention; N1, participants number after intervention; N/A, data not available.