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Table 3 Correlation between change in aortic stiffness (aPWV) after PR with baseline demographic and clinical measures in 54 patients with COPD

From: Pulmonary rehabilitation, physical activity and aortic stiffness in COPD

OutcomesMean ± SD, or median (IQR) p-value
Age (years)72.71 ± 8.48r = − 0.010.93
FEV1 (L)1.23 ± 0.41r = −0.100.47
FEV1 (% predicted)50.47 ± 17.55r = −0.090.49
FEV1/FVC %49.20 ± 12.28r = 0.050.71
BMI (kg/m2)26.47 ± 6.13r = 0.020.85
SBP (mmHg)139.97 ± 18.87r = 0.210.12
DBP (mmHg)80.30 ± 14.01r = 0.110.42
MAP (mmHg)96.07 ± 16.75r = 0.180.19
QRISK%32.23 ± 16.87r = −0.020.86
Smoking (pack years)47 (23–60)r = − 0.080.56