The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of the pulmonary and cardiovascular parameters across gender among the subjects

Variables Male (n= 38) Female (n= 46) All subjects (n= 84) t-value p-value
FEV1 (L) 2.49± 0.96 2.15± 0.63 2.29± 0.81 1.77 0.86
FVC (L) 3.19± 0.78 2.75± 0.92 2.95± 0.88 3.32 0.002*
PEFR (L) 5.82± 2.49 5.20± 1.98 5.48± 2.23 0.58 0.57
TE (cm) 4.95± 1.89 3.41± 1.25 4.11± 1.75 4.45 0.0001*
SBP (mmHg) 121.45± 11.73 115.11± 11.63 117.98± 12.03 0.15 2.48
DBP (mmHg) 80.58± 9.55 74.48± 8.77 77.24± 9.57 3.05 0.03*
PR (bpm) 80.32± 14.65 81.72± 11.10 81.08± 10.23 -0.49 0.62

Mean±SD.

FEV1: Forced expiratory volume in 1 second, FVC: Forced vital capacity, PEFR: Peak expiratory flow rate, TE: thoracic expansion, SBP: Systolic blood pressure, DBP: Diastolic blood pressure, PR: Pulse rate.

*p<0.05.

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