TABLE 3

Baseline measurements

InterventionUsusal careReference range
CCQ#1.9±1.21.6±1.10–6
 Symptoms2.2±1.22.0±1.1
 Functional state2.0±1.51.7±1.4
 Mental state1.0±1.30.9±1.1
B-IPQ
 Consequences5.5±2.94.9±2.80.0–10.0
 Timeline9.5±1.69.6±1.70.0–10.0
 Personal control5.5±2.76.4±2.30.0–10.0
 Treatment control7.0±2.67.0±2.00.0–10.0
 Identity5.4±2.54.9±2.70.0–10.0
 Concern5.0±3.05.4±3.10.0–10.0
 Comprehensibility7.6±2.47.1±2.60.0–10.0
 Emotional response3.9±3.23.6±2.90.0–10.0
MRC+2.2±1.31.9±1.40–5
CRQ-SAS§
 Dyspnoea5.8±1.45.6±1.51–8
 Fatigue4.5±1.44.7±1.41–7
 Emotional5.0±1.25.2±1.21–7
 Mastery5.4±1.25.4±1.31–7
FPI§1.7±0.71.8±0.61–3
heiQ§
 Health-directed behaviour2.9±0.73.1±0.71–4
 Positive and active engagement in life3.0±0.63.1±0.51–4
 Emotional distress3.1±0.73.1±0.71–4
 Self-monitoring and insight3.1±0.43.1±0.41–4
 Constructive attitudes and approaches3.2±0.63.3±0.51–4
 Skill and technique acquisition3.0±0.43.0±0.51–4
 Social integration and support3.0±0.63.0±0.61–4
 Health service navigation3.2±0.43.2±0.41–4

Data are presented as mean±sd or n. CCQ: Clinical COPD Questionnaire; B-IPQ: Brief Illness Perception Questionnaire; MRC: Medical Research Council dyspnoea score; CRQ-SAS: self-administered Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire short form; FPI: Functional Performance Inventory; heiQ: Health Education Impact Questionnaire. #: lower scores mean better health-related quality of life (HRQoL); : lower scores on consequences, timeline, identity, concern and emotional response and higher scores on personal control, treatment control and comprehensibility mean more positive perceptions; +: lower scores mean less burden of dyspnoea; §: higher scores mean better HRQoL, functional performance and health education impact.