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Table 4 The correlation between age, sex, height, weight, BMI, BSA, belly circumference and differences in EEP-EIP, RR or Scan efficiency between before and after the BELT

From: Impact of an abdominal belt on breathing patterns and scan efficiency in whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography: comparison between the UK and Japan

Differences between before and after the BELT   Age Sex Height Weight BSA Belly circumference
Scan efficiency r 0.052 0.189 0.231 0.116 0.164 -0.034
  p 0.795 0.334 0.237 0.558 0.404 0.865
EEP-EIP r -0.376 0.116 0.476 0.137 0.210 -0.025
  p 0.040 0.542 0.008 0.471 0.266 0.896
Respiratory rate r -0.093* -0.268 -0.072* -0.124 -0.138 -0.119
  p 0.625* 0.153 0.706* 0.515 0.468 0.531
  1. *: Pearson correlation, no mark: Spearman's rank correlation