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Table 3 LOCF-method vs. Completers/non-Completers analyses of cardio pulmonary exercise test derived variables: changes between last measurement and baseline

From: Lung function in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - extended analyses of the IFIGENIA trial

  LOCF-method Completers Non-Completers
  NAC PLA NAC PLA NAC PLA
W'max (W) -3.693 -11.136 -1.259 -11.183 -19.262 -10.826
± SE ± 3.534 ± 3.382 ± 3.90 ± 3.849 ± 6.056 ± 4.944
n = 44 48 38 39 6 9
p = 0.30 0.0014 0.75 0.0048 0.0079 0.0049
V'CO2max (L/min) 0.035 -0.138 0.0833 -0.141 -0.207 -0.128
± SE ± 0.0579 ± 0.0548 ± 0.0632 ± 0.0599 ± 0.127 ± 0.118
n = 43 48 36 40 7 8
p = 0.55 0.014 0.19 0.022 0.13 0.30
V'O2max (L/min) 0.004 -0.121 0.0833 -0.141 -0.231 -0.105
± SE ± 0.050 ± 0.048 ± 0.056 0.054 0.108 0.095
n = 44 48 37 39 7 9
p = 0.93 0.014 0.39 0.025 0.051 0.29
V'O2max (% pred.) -2.411 -8.628 -0.950 -9.473 -10.090 -4.993
± SE ± 2.554 ± 2.445 ± 2.786 ± 2.713 ± 5.180 ± 4.562
n = 44 48 37 39 7 9
p = 0.35 0.0007 0.73 0.0008 0.073 0.29