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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics I

From: Reference values for the 6-minute walk test in healthy children and adolescents in Switzerland

  Numbers (%)
  Mean ± SD
Total number of patients 496
Female/male 252/244 (51/49)
Age (years) 11.1 ±3.4
Body weight (kg) 41 ±17
Height (cm) 147 ±2
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) 17.9 ±3.3
Mean Artery Pressure before test (mmHg) 80 ±10
Mean Artery Pressure after test (mmHg) 87 ±11
Pulse rate before test (bpm) 95 ±16
Pulse rate after test (bpm) 136 ±23
Pulse rate increase (bpm) 41 ±23
Transcutaneous oxygen saturation before test (%) 97 ±4
Transcutaneous oxygen saturation after test (%) 97 ± 1
Desaturation (%) 0 ± 1
Six-minute walking distance (m) 618 ± 79