Table 4.

Summary of reasons for participant attrition in all included studies

Reason ReportedControl (n)Intervention (n)Total (n)
Transplant325
Chronic infection101
Fever011
Uncontrollable hypertension/hypotension??7
Respiratory problems011
Heart problems101
Foot surgery101
Leg fracture011
Hospitalization101
Nonadherence to protocol325
Unable to attend sessions347
Unstable health066
Lack of motivation055
Lost interest044
Lost to follow-up505
Hospital transfer115
Death338
Other medical complications016
Unknown1516
Other213
Total253789