Table 4

Number and duration of REACH-HF sessions for patients in the intervention arm

REACH-HF
(n=107)
Qualitative interview sample
(n=19)
Number of sessions per participant1; mean (SD), n; [min, max];
 Total sessions
  Overall5.6 (2.7), 107; [0, 13]6.5 (2.2), 19; [4, 11]
  Cornwall6.4 (2.4), 30; [0, 12]8.0 (2.6), 7; [4, 11]
  Gwent5.3 (3.0), 23, [0, 12]6.7 (2.1), 3; [5, 9]
  Birmingham5.8 (3.3), 27; [0, 13]6.3 (1.3), 4; [5, 8]
  York4.6 (1.5), 27 [2, 9]4.6 (0.5), 5; [4, 5]
 Face-to-face sessions1
  Overall3.6 (1.4), 107; [0, 7]3.9 (1.1), 19; [2, 7]
  Cornwall3.1 (1.0), 30; [0, 5]3.9 (0.7), 7; [3, 5]
  Gwent3.9 (1.8), 23; [0, 7]4.7 (2.1), 3; [3, 7]
  Birmingham3.6 (1.6), 27; [0, 7]4.0 (0.8), 4; [3, 5]
  York3.8 (1.2), 27; [1, 7]3.6 (1.1), 5; [2, 5]
 Telephone sessions1
  Overall2.0 (2.1), 107; [0, 9]2.6 (2.1), 19; [0, 7]
  Cornwall3.4 (2.0), 30; [0, 8]4.1 (2.4), 7; [0, 7]
  Gwent1.4 (1.8), 23; [0, 6]2.0 (0.0), 3; [2, 2]
  Birmingham2.1 (2.4), 27; [0, 9]2.3 (1.7), 4; [0, 4]
  York0.9 (0.8), 27; [0, 3]1.0 (0.7), 5; [0, 2]
Duration of sessions (minutes; combined across participants); mean (SD) n, [min, max]
 Face-to-face sessions1
  Overall70 (28), 380; [15, 170]72 (32), 75; [20, 170]
  Cornwall75 (25), 92; [15, 145]83 (27), 27; [30, 135]
  Gwent69 (26), 89; [20, 160]59 (31), 14; [20, 140]
  Birmingham69 (33), 97; [15, 170]76 (38), 16; [30, 170]
  York66 (26), 102; [20, 135]62 (28), 18; [20, 120]
 Telephone sessions1
  Overall20 (9), 215; [2, 50]21 (12), 50; [2, 50]
  Cornwall21 (10), 102; [5, 50]23 (12), 30; [5, 50]
  Gwent14 (8), 32; [2, 33]14 (12), 6; [2, 33]
  Birmingham20 (9), 58; [2, 45]17 (8), 9; [4, 28]
  York19 (7), 23; [5, 35]21 (10), 5; [8, 33]
  • REACH-HF, Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure.