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Table 1 Demographic and Cardiovascular characteristics of study participants

From: Heart rate and cardiac autonomic responses to concomitant deep breathing, hand grip exercise, and circulatory occlusion in healthy young adult men and women

  Men, n = 10 Women, n = 10
Age (years) 26.5 ± 3.5 27.5 ± 3.6
Body mass (kg) 77.5 ± 10.1 67.09 ± 8.4**
Body height (m) 1.76 ± 0.1 1.62 ± 0.1**
BMI (kg/m2) 24.9 ± 3.2 25.56 ± 3.8
SBP (mmHg) 120.6 ± 4.5 121.75 ± 9.7
DBP (mmHg) 76.83 ± 8.3 77.01 ± 11.7
PP (mmHg) 43.8 ± 6.5 44.8 ± 8.1
MABP (mmHg) 90.53 ± 6.5 90.99 ± 10.3
Healthy habits (n)
 Smoking 1 1
 Comorbidities 0 0
Physical activity (n)
 Practice 7 5
 Not Practice 3 5
Body Mass Index (n)
 Normal 6 7
 Overweight 3 2
 Obesity 1 1
Medication (n)
 Use 0 0
 Not Use 10 10
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation (SD) and as number of subjects (n)
  2. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, PP pulse pressure, MABP mean arterial blood pressure. Data analyzed by unpaired T-test
  3. **p < 0.01