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Table 3 Demographics of 70 patients taking part in the RCT

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

  Fan (n = 38) Wristband (n = 32) Comparison between HHF and wristband
Age 64.5 (9.88) 66.6 (7.79) t = 0.997, p = 0.32
gender (m/f) m 19/f 19 m 17/f 15 χ2 = 0.07, p = 0.79
COPD
Cancer
24
14
21
11
χ2 = 0.33, p = 0.57
Borg scale 4.0 (1.86) 3.3 (1.77) t = 1.42, p = 0.16*
KPS 62.4 (10.5) 61.2 (12.1) t = 0.41, p = 0.68
  1. * Mann Whitney U not significant