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Table 3 Dyspnea assessment of the 45 adult obese patients

From: The modified Medical Research Council scale for the assessment of dyspnea in daily living in obesity: a pilot study

  Total (n = 45)
mMRC scale (0-4) 1.4 ± 0,9
mMRC scale ≥ 1 38 (84%)
mMRC scale ≥ 2 18 (40%)
Borg scale at rest (1-10) 1 ± 1,5
Borg scale at rest ≥ 1 25 (56%)
Borg scale after 6MWT (1-10) 5.4 ± 2.4
Borg scale after 6MWT ≥ 5 24 (53%)
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or number (%).
  2. mMRC: modified Medical Research Council, 6MWT: six-minute walk test.