Table 3

Comparisons of HRV measurement in patients stratified by eGFR
Normal eGFR (group 1) Mild decreased eGFR (group 2) Moderate decreased eGFR (group 3) P-values
Mean St. Dev. Quartiles Mean St. Dev. Quartiles Mean St. Dev. Quartiles
1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
AVNN 859.7 109.4 784.1 848.9 916.8 867.8 136.4 774.9 853.5 954.4 884.4 119.0 793.6 875.4 963.4 0.525
SDNN 125.7 30.2 101.9 119.5 146.1 119.4 38.8 92.2 111.1 140.1 116.6 36.1 94.7 113.6 141.1 0.280
SDANN 113.4 32.5 90.1 108.6 137.0 106.6 38.7 78.0 99.4 129.1 105.2 36.1 81.2 104.0 132.4 0.308
SDNN IDX 51.9 11.8 43.2 51.4 58.9 51.2 16.5 40.7 47.4 61.1 45.4 13.7 36.2 44.3 58.3 0.168
RMSSD 32.6 12.5 24.4 30.1 38.1 35.7 18.9 22.6 30.7 42.3 35.6 14.3 24.4 33.5 42.1 0.602
pNN50 8.8 6.6 3.8 7.7 11.9 11.2 10.4 2.8 7.9 17.8 11.5 11.0 4.1 9.7 12.9 0.714
TOTPWR 18224 8902 11002 16124 23743 17498 12477 8919 13736 21744 17099 10273 9648 14338 24713 0.354
ULF 14919 8093 8797 12379 18709 14098 10139 7083 10675 18458 14311 8999 7867 11539 20217 0.368
VLF 1815 843 1184 1592 2384 1872 1417 961 1471 2416 1368 835 780 1254 1959 0.071
LF 861 522 481 711 1108 823 795 368 601 922 660 460 344 543 925 0.123
HF 629 502 293 471 743 705 715 205 496 815 760 602 251 527 1230 0.626
LF/HF 1.74 0.92 1.17 1.44 2.11 1.48 0.90 0.91 1.25 1.75 1.00 0.47 0.71 0.85 1.25 <0.001

St. Dev. standard deviation.

The p-values refer to Kruskal-Wallis test.

Melillo et al.

Melillo et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:105   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-105

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