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Table 3 Drop-out reasons of participants, who attended the training at least one time

From: A randomized clinical trial to assess the influence of a three months training program (Gym-based individualized vs. Calisthenics-based non-invidualized) in COPD-patients

Reasons for quitting program IT NT
Cardiac disease 0 1
Dissatisfaction with the training program 0 2
Not enough time 1 2
Orthopedic disease 1 1
Participation in an inpatient rehabilitation 0 1
Pneumological disease 0 1
Psychiatric disorder 1 1
Unknown 2 4
  1. No statistical significant differences could be detected using the Fisher-test. Abbreviations are explained in the text.