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Table 4 Relationship between HRV and blood pressure changes from baseline in ND and MetS rats

From: Inhaled ambient-level traffic-derived particulates decrease cardiac vagal influence and baroreflexes and increase arrhythmia in a rat model of metabolic syndrome

   Δ SBP   Δ DBP   Δ MBP  
   r p-value r p-value r p-value
ND rats Δ RMSSD 0.05 0.63 0.15 0.16 0.11 0.31
Δ SDNN 0.04 0.71 −0.08 0.48 −0.01 0.94
MetS rats Δ RMSSD -0.06 0.51 0.00 0.99 −0.02 0.83
Δ SDNN 0.05 0.58 0.10 0.23 0.07 0.39
  1. Pearson correlation coefficients and P-values for linear regression between HRV delta and various aortic pressure deltas among all MetS and ND rats during exposure periods