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Table 7 Spearman correlation coefficient for pasty consistency

From: Swallowing transit times and valleculae residue in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

   COPD Control
   VEF1 BMI PTT VEF1 BMI PTT
PTT r .330 .109   -.074 .131  
p-value .155 .649   .757 .583  
TBC r .154 .121 .386 -.095 .503 .216
p-value .517 .612 .093 .691 .024* .360
  1. Legend: COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder; FEV1 - forced expiratory volume during the first second; BMI – body mass index; PTT – pharyngeal transit time; TBC - duration of tongue base contact with the posterior pharyngeal wall; * - significant results.