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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Comparison of the PEF during the intervention in the ABE and GBE Groups

ABE GroupGBE GroupWSR Z-valueWSR p-value
PEF (l/s)N1212-2.136.033*
Mean RankNR2.6707.000
PR7.7806.140
Sum of RanksNR8.00035.000
PR70.00043.000
Pre1.727±.7792.745±2.110
Post2.521±1.1272.395±1.217
Change between Pre and Post Test.794±.984-.350±1.448
MWU Z-value-2.432-.314
MWU p-value.015*.754

WSR: Wilcoxon signed rank test

MWU: Mann-Whitney U test

NR: Negative Ranks

PR: Positive Ranks

PEF: Peak expiratory flow

ABE Group: Aquatic breathing exercise group

GBE Group: General breathing exercise group

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