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

Table. 5.

Table. 5.

Relationship between the thoracic kyphosis (Cobb) angle and cardiovascular parameters of all the subjects and within gender

Variables SBP DBP PR
All subjects
r 0.18 0.15 0.101
p 0.11 0.17 0.93
Male subjects
Thoracic Cobb angle r 0.44 -0.18 0.601
p 0.79 0.23 0.72
Female subjects
Thoracic Cobb angle r 0.21 0.306 -0.01
p 0.16 0.04* 0.94

SBP: Systolic blood pressure, DBP: Diastolic blood pressure, PR: Pulse rate, r: Correlation coefficient.

*p<0.01.

Correlation Guide

0.00-0.19: Very weak.

0.20-0.39: Weak.

0.40-0.59: Moderate.

0.60-0.79: Strong.

0.80-1.0: Very strong.43

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