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Table 2 Comparison of groups’ training compliance and reasons for missed exercise session for all patients participating in the training program (n = 17)

From: Feasibility of whole body vibration during intensive chemotherapy in patients with hematological malignancies – a randomized controlled pilot study

  IG n = 10 CG n = 7 P
Compliance [%]a 62 (39 77) 67 (58–100) 0.315
Completed exercise sessions [n]a 5 (2–6.5) 6 (2–8) 0.417
Reason for missed exercise sessions
 Blood values [n] 9 2 0.109
 Well-being [n] 17 9 0.475
 Infection [n] 1 4 0.536
 Reduced vigilanceb [n] 13 7 1.000
 Afraid of worsened side effects [n] 1 3 0.887
 Another appointment [n] 0 1 0.669
 Separate room for training was not available [n] 1 0 0.740
  1. aMedian (range), n number of missed exercise sessions; bpatients were unresponsive