Table 6

Individual study results for the MMRC dyspnoea scale

Study (n)Mean (SD) pre-test scoreMean (SD) post-test scoreMean difference
Argenziano24 (66)4.1 (0.8)1.7 (1.3)−2.4
Cooper39 (101)2.81.2−1.6
Eugene29 (44)3.92.35−1.55 (p<0.01)
McKenna42 (166)2.91.9−1.0 (p<0.0001)
Snell36 (20)3.4 (0.5)2.1 (0.8)−1.3 (p<0.001)
Stammberger37 (42)3.5 (0.7)1.6 (1.0)−1.9