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Table 3 Correlation of HRR1 and HRR2 with CVD risk, inflammatory markers, and wellbeing

From: Factors associated with parasympathetic activation following exercise in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study

  HRR1 HRR2
Variable r p r p
Cardiovascular risk factors     
 Age −.27 .006 −.44 <.001
 BMI −.15 .14 −.08 .43
 Resting SBP −.18 .08 −.28 .005
 Resting DBP −.09 .38 −.10 .33
 Triglycerides −.31 .003 −.27 .008
 HOMA −.14 .18 −.27 .009
 VO2 peak .33 .001 .41 <.001
 Framingham risk score −.29 .005 −.45 <.001
Inflammatory markers     
 WBC −.23 .02 −.22 .04
 Fibrinogen −.32 .001 −.27 .009
 hsCRP −.22 .03 −.15 .13
 ESR −.26 .01 −.21 .03
Wellbeing     
 Vitality .30 .004 .20 .05
 HADS depression −.18 .07 −.03 .81
 HADS Anxiety −.02 .87 .12 .21
 Global fatigue −.19 .054 −.03 .75
 EuroQol .26 .01 .12 .24
  1. HADS, hospital anxiety and depression scale; EuroQol, European assessment for quality of life. All variables were corrected for gender. p value in bold indicate statistical significance