Table 2

Outcome measures and schedule of assessments

MeasureInstrumentAssessment time point
Primary outcome
 Walking distance6 min walk testBaseline, start CR, end CR, 12  months
Secondary outcomes
 Functional fitnessFive times sit-to-standBaseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
Handgrip strengthBaseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
Isometric leg strengthBaseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
 Anxiety and depressionGAD-7Baseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
PHQ-9Baseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
 HR-QOLSF-12Baseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
 Compliance, adherenceCompliance/
adherence/
drop-out rates
Continuous
 Cost-effectivenessEQ-5DBaseline, start CR, end CR, 12 months
CSRIStart CR, end CR, 12 months
 SafetyAdverse event monitoringContinuous
  • CR, cardiac rehabilitation; CSRI, Client Service Receipt Inventory.; EQ-5D, 5-Item EuroQol; GAD-7, Generalised Anxiety Disorder assessment; HR-QoL, health-related quality of life; PHQ-9, Patient Health Questionnaire; SF-12. 12-Item Short Form Survey.