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Table 4 Quartier Agil intervention effects

From: Feasibility of smartphone-supported, combined physical and cognitive activities in the Neighbourhood for stimulating social participation of the elderly

   Baseline Follow-up Wilcoxon-Wilcox test (W) Effect size
  n Median (Range) Median (Range) z p r
Berg Balance Scale (score) 33 54 (41–56) 55 (44–56) −2.33 .020 .41
  n Mean (Standard Deviation) 95% CI Mean (Standard Deviation) 95% CI z p r
Six-minute walk test (m) 33 493 (74.3) 467–519 500 (82.9) 470–529 −1.05 .295 .18
Isometric strength: knee extension (kg) 33 21.6 (7.32) 19.0–24.2 22.2 (9.00) 19.0–25.4 - 0.38 .705 .07
Light physical activity (% of wear time) 32 18.8 (5.44) 16.8–20.8 18.7 (5.16) 16.9–20.6 −0.11 .909 .02
Moderate to vigorous physical activity (% of wear time) 32 3.94 (3.34) 2.74–5.14 3.80 (2.95) 2.74–4.87 −0.07 .943 .01
MoCA (score) 33 25.7 (2.20) 24.9–26.5 25.7 (2.47) 24.8–26.6 −0.14 .890 .02
NAI subtest: figure test (n remembered items) 33 5.27 (1.01) 4.92–5.63 5.64 (0.78) 5.36–5.91 −2.03 .042 .35
NAI subtest: wordlist (sum n copied and recognised items) 33 5.73 (2.11) 4.98–6.48 6.12 (1.73) 5.51–6.73 −1.09 .274 .19
NAI subtest: numbers connection test (RT in s) 33 25.3 (12.1) 21.1–29.7 22.5 (5.94) 20.4–24.6 −0.47 .638 .08
NAI subtest: numbers symbol test (score) 33 47.9 (9.66) 44.4–51.3 48.42 (9.47) 45.1–51.8 −0.52 .603 .09
NAI subtest: Stroop (interference score, RT in s) 33 23.5 (11.9) 19.3–27.7 20.2 (9.17) 17.0–23.5 −2.18 .030 .38
NAI-Subtest: latent learning (n remembered items) 33 6.09(1.40) 5.59–6.59 6.24 (1.09) 5.86–6.63 −0.47 .641 .08
RWT subtest: formal lexical verbal fluency 33 62.4 (21.4) 54.8–70.0 70.4 (23.5) 62.0–78.7 −1.64 .100 .29
RWT subtest: formal lexical verbal fluency change 33 63.1 (24.6) 54.4–71.8 75.9 (21.0) 68.4–83.3 −3.25 .001 .57
RWT subtest: semantic verbal fluency 33 75.8 (24.1) 67.3–84.3 83.5 (20.0) 76.4–90.6 −2.75 .006 .48
RWT subtest: semantic verbal fluency change 33 72.2 (24.0) 63.8–80.7 74.0 (24.0) 65.0–82.0 −0.74 .462 .13
SF-12 31        
 PCS   48.1 (7.63) 45.3–50.9 46.3 (10.8) 42.4–50.3 −1.05 .296 .19
 MCS   24.3 (9.24) 20.9–27.6 24.9 (7.83) 22.0–27.8 −0.04 .970 .01
WHOQOL-OLD 32        
 AUT   78.9 (13.7) 74.0–83.9 78.9 (13.3) 74.1–83.7 −0.09 .929 .02
 PPF   74.4 (16.8) 68.4–80.5 74.1 (17.0) 67.8–80.2 −0.22 .830 .04
 SOP   76.2 (16.0) 70.4–81.9 77.3 (19.4) 70.3–84.4 −0.75 .456 .13
  n Absolute number Absolute number z p r
Activity diary 29      
Contact persons/week     0 1.0 0
 0 persons   0 0    
 1–3 persons   6 4    
 4–7 persons   16 20    
 8+ persons   7 5    
Left home/week     −1.41 .157 .26
 0 times   1 0    
 1–3 times   25 25    
 4–7 times   3 4    
 8+ times   0 0    
Meaningful contacts/ week     −0.71 .48 .13
 0 contacts   0 0    
 1–3 contacts   17 17    
 4–7 contacts   12 10    
 8+ contacts   0 2    
Satisfaction with contacts     0 1.0 0
 very high   9 9    
 high   15 14    
 moderate   4 6    
 low   1 0    
 not satisfied   0 0    
  1. Abbreviations: MoCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, NAI Nuremberg Gerontopsychological Inventory, RT reaction time, n quantity, RWT Regensburg Word Fluency Test, PCS physical component summary score, MCS mental component summary score, AUT Autonomy, PPF past, present and future activities, SOP social participation