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Table 2 Remote patient data: “Heat stress” days vs. “Thermal comfort” days

From: Tele-monitoring reduces exacerbation of COPD in the context of climate change–a randomized controlled trial

Temperature Tempmax > 25°C Tempmax ≤ 25°C P-value
N 32 32  
Tempmax °C 29.0 ± 2.5 21.0 ± 2.9 < 0.001*
Tempvariance K 13.5 ± 3.0 12.0 ± 2.4 0.017*
Air Humidity (%) 58.8 ± 13.7 60.8 ± 9.6 0.517
Air Pressure (hPa) 1008 ± 4.5 1009 ± 11.4 0.769
6MWT steps 452 ± 85 600 ± 76 < 0.001*
FEV1 (%) 51.1 ± 7.2 57.7 ± 5.0 < 0.001*
CAT score 19.2 ± 7.9 16.2 ± 7.2 < 0.001*
  1. Remote patient data on days with heat stress vs. thermal comfort days. Data is expressed as means ± SD. Comparisons are made via paired student’s t-test; *statistical significance is set at P < 0.05; Please see Table 1 for all other abbreviations.