BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Beneficial Effects of Testosterone Therapy on Functional Capacity, Cardiovascular Parameters, and Quality of Life in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Table 3

Improvement in 6MWD following testosterone therapy.

Item -index* value

Testosterone therapy4.4020.045
Advanced age5.1350.031
Body mass index6.0350.020
Diabetes mellitus 1.7860.192
Hyperlipidemia 0.1130.739
Cigarette smoking1.2030.282
NYHA classification1.5920.217

Adjusted for baseline variables using the repeated measure ANOVA test.
-index: the interpretation of the -index (indicating the level of variability between subjects) is considered significant if it is higher than 0.40.
values of 0.05 or less for each variable indicated discrepancy in the time trend of the variable between the two groups.