Table 1

Provision of cardiac rehabilitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic, displayed as n (%)

AllPhase IPhase IIPhase IIIPhase IV
Service statusn=330n=14n=29n=164n=123
 Service able to see as many patients as usual44 (13.3)2 (14.3)6 (20.7)30 (18.3)6 (4.9)
 Service able to see fewer patients than usual123 (37.3)6 (42.9)12 (41.4)77 (47.0)28 (22.8)
 Service suspended (%)163 (49.4)7 (42.9)11 (37.9)57 (34.8)89 (72.4)
Patients accessing cardiac rehabilitationn=161n=8n=17n=102n=34
 No patients are accessing the service18 (11.2)2 (25.0)3 (17.6)9 (8.8)4 (11.8)
 Fewer patients are accessing the service111 (68.9)5 (62.5)13 (76.5)65 (63.7)28 (82.4)
 Same number of patients are accessing the service32 (19.9)1 (12.5)1 (5.9)28 (27.5)2 (5.9)
Diversity of cardiac rehabilitationn=151n=7n=16n=95n=33
 Patient population is less diverse than before COVID-1922 (14.6)3 (42.9)1 (6.25)13 (13.7)5 (15.2)
 Patient population is as diverse as it was before COVID-19122 (80.8)4 (57.1)15 (93.8)78 (82.1)25 (75.8)
 Patient population is more diverse than before COVID-197 (4.6)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)4 (4.2)3 (9.1)
 Patient population is younger than before COVID-196 (4.1)0 (0.0)2 (13.3)2 (2.2)2 (6.3)
 Patient population is similar to what it was before COVID-19135 (92.5)5 (71.4)12 (80.0)89 (96.7)29 (90.6)
 Patient population is older than before COVID-195 (3.4)2 (28.6)1 (6.7)1 (1.1)1 (3.1)
 Estimated percentage of patients in the last 7 days that were >65 years70.0 (0.0–100.0)75.0 (60.0–85.0)67.0 (38.0–100.0)64.5 (0.0–100.0)80.0 (0.0–100.0)
 Proportion of female participation is smaller11 (0.8)1 (16.7)0 (0.0)8 (9.4)2 (6.9)
 Proportion of female participation is the same113 (83.7)4 (66.7)14 (93.3)69 (81.2)26 (89.7)
 Proportion of female participation is larger11 (0.8)1 (16.7)1 (6.7)8 (9.4)1 (3.4)
 Proportion of male participation is smaller6 (4.4)1 (16.7)1 (6.7)2 (2.4)2 (7.0)
 Proportion of male participation is the same123 (91.1)4 (66.7)14 (93.3)79 (92.9)26 (89.7)
 Proportion of male participation is larger6 (4.4)1 (16.7)0 (0.0)4 (4.7)1 (3.4)
 Estimated percentage of patients in the last 7 days were female30.0 (0.0–80.0)40.0 (10.0–70.0)30.0 (1.0–57.0)30.0 (0.0–80.0)40.0 (1.0–73.0)