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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of Gait Function, Balance Ability, and Blood Glucose Level before and after Intervention between Two Groups

Variables Experimental group (n=11) Control group (n=11) Z
10MWT (min)
Pre test 19.29 (13.75~51.75)a 27.89 (15.98~46.50) -.755
Post test 17.77 (11.66~44.79) 24.50 (13.51~45.05) -.952
Z -2.934* -2.934*
Variation 2.07 (1.52~5.57) 2.39 (1.45~3.39) -.295

TUG (min)
Pre test 17.55 (12.79~37.65) 25.54 (18.20~57.50) -1.280
Post test 15.97 (11.91~26.78) 23.57 (17.02~52.20) -1.477
Z -2.934* -2.394*
Variation 1.58 (.95~3.67) 2.58 (1.10~5.30) -.690

FGA (score)
Pre test 12 (6~18) 17 (8~23) -.659
Post test 19 (10~22) 18 (13~24) -.066
Z -2.940* -2.840*
Variation 4 (3~6) 2 (1~2) -2.698b

Fasting BG level (mg/dl)
Pre test 107 (98~130) 127 (110~170) -1.609
Post test 101 (87~111) 115 (106~122) -1.677
Z -2.497* -2.002*
Variation 7 (6~25) 5 (-1~30) -.164

Postprandial BG level (mg/dl)
Pre test 178 (154~228) 175 (154~203) -.723
Post test 136 (126~164) 163 (137~180) -1.051
Z -2.937* -2.705*
Variation 31 (21~64) 15 (10~35) -2.077b

Median (25-75%),

Significant difference within groups (p<.05),

Significant difference between groups (p<.05)

Abbreviations : 10 MWT, 10 meter walk test; TUG, timed up and go test ; FGA, functional gait assessment ; BG, blood glucose.

Pre-test was performed before the intervention, and post-test was performed after 4 weeks.

J Korean Soc Phys Med 2018;13:105-12 https://doi.org/10.13066/kspm.2018.13.4.105
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