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Table 5 HRV parameters (log-transformed) as predictors of blood pressure

From: Cardiac autonomic activity and blood pressure among Nunavik Inuit adults exposed to environmental mercury: a cross-sectional study

  SBP (mm Hg) DBP (mm Hg)
HRV § parameters Pearson r (p-value) Partial correlation coefficient &(p-value) Pearson r (p-value) Partial correlation coefficient &(p-value)
VLF (ms2) -0.14 (0.0227) -0.12 (0.05) -0.13 (0.07) -0.13 (0.07)
LF (ms2) -0.27 (< 0.0001) -0.25 (0.0002) -0.16 (0.013) -0.16 (0.01)
HF (ms2) -0.19 (0.0063) -0.17 (0.01) -0.22 (0.0005) -0.22 (0.0007)
LF/HF -0.14 (0.018) -0.11 (0.04) 0.11 (0.08) 0.11 (0.069)
SDNN (ms) -0.13 (0.036) -0.11 (0.07) -0.16 (0.007) -0.16 (0.007)
SDANN (ms) -0.07 (0.30) -0.05 (0.41) -0.14 (0.019) -0.14 (0.019)
rMSSD (ms) -0.12 (0.059) -0.11 (0.11) -0.20 (0.002) -0.20 (0.003)
pNN50 (%) -0.13 (0.047) -0.11 (0.11) -0.17 (0.015) -0.17 (0.019)
CVRR (%) -0.24 (< 0.0001) -0.21 (0.0010) -0.13 (0.036) -0.13 (0.036)
  1. § Log-transformed variables; &partial correlation coefficients adjusted for blood mercury concentrations