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Table 4 The interval-scored Physical Function ICU Test measurements

From: Implementation of the physical function ICU test tool in a resource constrained intensive care unit to promote early mobilisation of critically ill patients- a feasibility study

Characteristic Initial Final Statistics P value
Assistance to stand (n;%)
 2 people 16 (45.7) 3 (8.6)   
 1 person 11 (31.4) 12 (34.3)   
 No assistance 5 (14.3) 15 (42.9)   
March on spot (mean;sd)
 Cadence 19.3 (24.5) 41.6 (22.7) t-value = −5.17, df = 29 p = .001
Shoulder Flexion Grade 5, n (%) 6 (17.1) 16 (45.7)   
Knee extension Grade 5, n (%) 6 (17.1) 16 (45.7)   
Total PFIT-s Score 5.3 (1.8) 7.1 (1.8) t = −3.55, df = 60, p < .001