Table 4

Correlation table for step oximetry oxygenation indices—Spearman’s r test

ParameterDLCO
Saturation deviation−0.43*
Absolute desaturation−0.42*
Desaturation area−0.40*
Resaturation time−0.14
Cycle absolute desaturation−0.47*
  • Parameters listed in descending order of r.

  • *Indicates statistical significance (p<0.005) after Bonferroni-Holms correction.

  • DLCO, diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide.