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Table 2 Demographics of 70 patients taking part in the RCT and 39 patients excluded from the RCT

From: Effectiveness of a hand-held fan for breathlessness: a randomised phase II trial

  RCT group (n = 70) Not included in RCT (n = 39) Comparison between groups
Age 65.6 (8.80) 62.7 (10.21) t = -1.56, p = 0.12
gender (m/f) m 36/f 34 m 18/f 21 χ2 = 0.28, p = 0.6
COPD (n = 60)
Cancer (n = 49)
45
25
15
24
χ2 = 6.75, p = 0.009
Borg scale 3.7 (1.83) 2.6 (1.48) t = -3.09, p = 0.003
KPS 61.9 (11.2) 66.7 (11.0) t = 2.16, p = 0.03