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Table 3 Comparison of measurements Day 1 and Day 2

From: The influence of physical activity and yoga on central arterial stiffness

  HR (beats/min) SBP (mmHg) DBP (mmHg) PP (mmHg) Diameter Change (mm) DC (kPa) PWV ECG (m/s) PWV (carotid-femoral) (m/s)
Visit 1 61 ± 10 113 ± 25 70 ± 16 45 ± 11 0.61 ± 0.11 18.3 ± 3.5 7.72 ± 1.85 7.56 ± 1.49
Visit 2 61 ± 11 112 ± 25 70 ± 16 43 ± 11 0.60 ± 0.20 18.4 ± 3.4 7.73 ± 1.86 7.57 ± 1.48
Correlation 0.98 0.96 0.92 0.84 0.82 0.98 0.99 0.98
CV 2.7% 6.2% 3.3% 6.6% 7% 2.5% 2.3% 1.8%
  1. PP is pulse pressure (systolic – diastolic). Diameter change is diastolic – systolic diameter. DC is distensibility. No significant differences between the left and right side were found for all measurements. Values are means ± SD.