Table 3 Factors predicting pulmonary rehabilitation outcome in the cohort of patients with COPD
Dependent variableVariableβSEExp (β) OR96% CIp Value
6MWD improvementCharlson Index−0.310.140.720.54 to 0.980.024
Heart disease0.860.112.361.85 to 3.010.001
Metabolic disease−0.550.070.570.49 to 0.670.001
MRC improvementFEV1 0.530.131.711.34 to 2.400.001
Metabolic disease0. to 1.770.104
Skeletal disease−0.360.200.690.66 to 1.480.074
SGRQ ImprovementAge0.300.071.351.15 to 1.590.001
Charlson Index−0.660.140.510.38 to 0.680.001
Heart disease−0.380.100.670.55 to 0.830.001
Metabolic disease− to 1.070.249
  • For details of the included variables, see the results section.

  • 6MWD, 6 min walking distance test; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 s; MRC, Medical Research Council dyspnoea score; SGRQ, St George’s Respiratory Questionnaire total score.