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Table 3 Disease severity pre- and post-test tween the exercise training and control groups

From: Effect of abdominal weight training with and without cough machine assistance on lung function in the patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation: a randomized trial

Variable Group Pre Post p-value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
APACH-II A 14.58 (3.65) 12.17 (2.82) 0.076
B 15.21 (2.81) 12.14 (4.09) 0.014*
C 14.07 (2.95) 11.86 (3.70) 0.054
  1. Within-group comparison, pre versus post
  2. A = AWT group, B = AWT + CM group, C = control group
  3. *p < 0.05