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Table 2 Comparison of the general Holter recordings characteristics between patients in the VT and non-VT groups

From: Cardiac autonomic function in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with and without ventricular tachycardia

Variable Non-VT group (n = 48) VT group (n = 22) P
Average heart rate (beats/min) 79.5 ± 13.8 81.2 ± 15.8 0.83
Minimal heart rate (beats/min) 70.5 ± 13.6 73.8 ± 15.3 0.86
Maximal heart rate (beats/min) 90.1 ± 16.4 94.8 ± 17.2 0.86
Mean ventricular premature beats 1257.3 ± 251.7 1326.2 ± 268.5 0.83
Ventricular premature complexes ≥ 30/h 19 (39.6 %) 9 (40.9 %) 0.92
Non-sustained VT 0 20  
Sustained VT 0 2  
  1. Data presented as n (%) or mean ± standard deviation
  2. VT ventricular tachycardia