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Table 2 Independent sample t test showing comparison of the exercise induced parameters between two groups of patients

From: Relationship between exercise induced dyspnea and functional capacity with doppler-derived diastolic function’

Parameters Exercise induced DD (n = 49) Normal diastolic function (n = 56) P value
Peak Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg) 178 ± 8 176 ± 7 NS
Peak Diastolic Blood Pressure (mm Hg) 84 ± 4 85 ± 3 NS
Baseline Heart Rate per minute 78 ± 8 73 ± 2 NS
Peak Heart Rate per minute 167 ± 10 154 ± 5 0.04
Rate pressure product 29535 ± 70 27867 ± 58 NS
Mean MET* 9.1 ± 0.6 10.2 ± 1.2 0.04
Mean Exercise Duration (min) 8 ± 1 9 ± 2 0.04
  1. * Metabolic equivalency test.