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Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Comparison of FEV1/FVC during the Intervention in the ABE and GBE Groups

ABE GroupGBE GroupWSR Z-valueWSR p-value
FEV1/FVC (%)N1212-.781.435
Mean RankNR6.2907.000
Sum of RanksNR44.00021.000
Change between Pre and Post Test-2.561±8.371.221±2.665
MWU Z-value-.978-.178
MWU p-value.328.859

WSR: Wilcoxon signed rank test

MWU: Mann-Whitney U test

NR: Negative Ranks

PR: Positive Ranks

FEV1/FVC: forced expiratory volume at one second/forced vital capacity

ABE Group: aquatic breathing exercise group

GBE Group: general breathing exercise group

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