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Table 4 Cardiovascular reactivity and recovery values

From: Fish consumption and cardiovascular response during mental stress

Cardiovascular Measures Reactivity Recovery
Group t 23 p d Group t 23 p d
Fish-eating Control Fish-eating Control
M (SD) M (SD) M (SD) M (SD)
Hemodynamics
   SBP, mmHg 19.7 (7.7) 22.8 (12.2) 0.77 n.s. 0.31 6.5 (7.8) 15.7 (11.5) 2.32 <.03 0.95
   MBP, mmHg 16.9 (5.8) 18.4 (8.6) 0.49 n.s. 0.20 0.4 (4.4) 5.7 (5.9) 2.53 <.02 1.02
   DBP, mmHg 11.7 (4.5) 11.0 (4.7) 0.40 n.s. 0.16 −3.2 (4.1) −0.7 (5.0) 1.36 n.s. 0.55
  Cardiac
   CO, L/min 0.60 (0.66) 0.44 (1.20) 0.42 n.s. 0.17 0.05 (0.46) −0.03 (0.41) 0.44 n.s. 0.18
   HR, bpm 21.4 (15.1) 26.1 (12.1) 0.87 n.s. 0.35 1.3 (3.1) 3.8 (5.1) 1.47 n.s. 0.61
   SV, mL −7.6 (8.5) −11.7 (13.0) 0.94 a n.s. 0.38 −0.5 (7.3) −3.9 (6.3) 1.25 n.s. 0.50
  Vascular
   TPR, mmHg/L/min 1.2 (2.5) 2.6 (4.4) 0.93 n.s. 0.39 0.2 (2.2) 1.3 (2.1) 1.33 n.s. 0.53
Autonomic Activities
  Sympathetic
   PEP, ms −6.7 (6.7) −8.7 (7.9) 0.66 n.s. 0.27 −0.4 (2.0) 0.9 (4.4) 0.97 n.s. 0.41
   ln NPV −0.94 (0.31) −0.90 (0.54) 0.24 b n.s. 0.10 −0.24 (0.36) −0.20 (0.30) 0.32 b n.s. 0.13
  Vagal
   BRS, ms/mmHg −9.9 (8.4) −10.8 (7.1) 0.28 c n.s. 0.12 −5.4 (5.8) −6.5 (4.0) 0.53 c n.s. 0.23
Arterial Stiffness
   PWV, m/s 1.06 (0.57) 1.00 (0.46) 0.30 n.s. 0.12 0.03 (0.17) 0.11 (0.20) 1.08 n.s. 0.44
   CFVI 0.08 (0.07) 0.07 (0.06) 0.39 n.s. 0.16 0.00 (0.03) −0.01 (0.04) 0.94 n.s. 0.38
  1. Note. adf = 20; bdf = 22; cdf = 21.
  2. SBP = systolic blood pressure, MBP = mean blood pressure, DBP = diastolic blood pressure, CO = cardiac output, HR = heart rate, SV = stroke volume, TPR = total peripheral resistance, PEP = pre-ejection period, NPV = normalized pulse volume, BRS = baroreflex sensitivity, PWV = pulse wave velocity, and CFVI = cardio-finger vascular index.