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Predictors of Adherence to a Structured Exercise Program and Physical Activity Participation in Community Dwellers after Stroke

Table 2

Descriptive data for predictor variables and results of the univariate linear regression analysis for predicting exercise class attendance and physical activity participation.

Results for prediction of exercise class attendance ( )Results for prediction of physical activity participation ( )
Predictor variableMean score
(SD)/N (%)
Coefficient
(95% CI)
PCoefficient
(95% CI)
P

Demographic
Age, years66.7 (14.3)−0.1 (−0.6 to 0.3)0.61−27 (−93 to 39)0.42
Gender, male n (%)38 (50)−0.4 (−13.6 to 12.8)0.95−522 (−2205 to 1160)0.53

Health/quality of life
Conditions/symptoms, total number5.7 (2.1)2.8 (−0.4 to 5.9)0.08−92 (−504 to 318)0.65
Incontinence, n (%)20 (26)4.0 (−10.9 to 18.9)0.60−953 (−2877 to 910)0.30
Vision; Melbourne Edge Test (score/24)19.4 (3.0)0.6 (−1.7 to 2.8)0.61106 (−173 to 385)0.45
SF12v2 physical composite (score/100)36.7 (10.2)−0.4 (−1.0 to 0.3)0.2394 (10 to 177)0.03
SF12v2 mental composite (score/100)49.9 (11.4)0.2 (−0.4 to 0.7)0.60−28 (−103 to 48)0.47

Falls/fear of falling
Recurrent falls, n (%)19 (25)9.8 (−5.2 to 24.9)0.20−53 (−2045 to 1938)0.96
Fear of falling, n (%)34 (45)8.3 (−4.8 to 21.4)0.21−261 (−1962 to 1438)0.76

Cognition
Montreal Cognitive Assessment (score/30)22.0 (5.6)−0.4 (−1.6 to 0.7)0.48−24 (−174 to 126)0.75

Muscle strength
Knee extension strength (kg)22.4 (9.7)−0.2 (−0.9 to 0.4)0.487 (−79 to 93)0.88

Standing balance
Postural sway (mm)584.9 (302.8)0.01 (−0.02 to 0.03)0.62−5 (−7 to −2)0.001
Maximal balance range (mm)113.8 (56.8)−0.06 (−0.2 to 0.06)0.3023 (10 to 36)0.001
Choice stepping reaction time (sec)63.5 (30.8)0.2 (0.02 to 0.4)0.03−31 (−57 to −5)0.02

Mobility
10-m walk speed (m/sec)0.9 (0.5)−5.0 (−19.5 to 9.4)0.493889 (2317 to 5459)<0.001
6-min walk test (m)233.4 (124.0)−0.01 (−0.06 to 0.05)0.8216 (10 to 22)<0.001

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