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Table 3 Results of Multilevel analyses regarding the effect of three different training protocols on habitual activity of elderly living in long-term care facilities (N = 157)

From: Effects of resistance and functional-skills training on habitual activity and constipation among older adults living in long-term care facilities: a randomized controlled trial

  Resistance training versus control difference [95% CI] Functional training versus control difference [95% CI] Combined training versus control difference [95% CI]
total physical activity (min/d)    
   adjusted for score at baseline 3.9 [-21.9;29.7] 9.6 [-15.4;34.6] 2.8 [-21.7;27.3]
   adjusted for score at baseline, age, sex and compliance 1.3 [-24.2;26.7] 9.3 [-15.4;33.9] -1.3 [-25.9;23.3]
total moderate activity (min/d)    
   adjusted for score at baseline -11.5 [-23.0;0.04] -2.4 [-13.6;8.9] -3.18 [-14.2;7.9]
   adjusted for score at baseline, age, sex and compliance -12.2 [-23.8;-0.7]* -2.4 [-13.7;8.9] -3.9 [-15.2;7.4]
averaged time spent sitting (min/d)    
   adjusted for score at baseline -6.3 [-50.2;37.7] -19.1 [-62.7;24.6] 4.4 [-39.6;48.3]
   adjusted for score at baseline, age, sex and compliance -10.4 [-54.0;33.2] -24.1 [-67.3;19.1] 6.5 [-37.3;50.3]
total counts per day    
   adjusted for score at baseline -2471 [-22106;17164] -5068 [-24413;14277] 3466 [-16146;23078]
   adjusted for score at baseline, age, sex and compliance -5939 [-25531;13653] -8891 [-28105;10323] 202 [-19496;19900]
counts per minute    
   adjusted for score at baseline -3.4 [-28.3;21.5] -5.0 [-29.6;19.5] 4.1 [-20.7;29.0]
   adjusted for score at baseline, age, sex and compliance -7.2 [-32.2;17.9] -9.2 [-33.8;15.3] 0.3 [-24.9;25.4]
  1. * p ≤ 0.05, for exercise versus control group