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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Comparison of the FEV during the Intervention in the ABE and GBE Groups

ABE GroupGBE GroupWSR Z-valueWSR p-value
FEV1(l)N1212-2.109.035*
Mean RankNR2.0006.400
PR7.4006.570
Sum of RanksNR4.00032.000
PR74.00046.000
Pre1.010±.4781.441±.991
Post1.481±.8031.372±.716
Change between pre and post test.470±.501-.069±.625
MWU Z-value-2.746-.550
MWU p-value.006**.583

WSR: Wilcoxon signed rank test

MWU: Mann-Whitney U test

NR: Negative Ranks

PR: Positive Ranks

FEV1: forced expiratory volume at one second

ABE Group: aquatic breathing exercise group

GBE Group: general breathing exercise group

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