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Table 1 Hormonal characteristics of the PCOS population according to HRR.

From: Relationship between heart rate recovery and inflammatory markers in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome: a cross-sectional study

Variables Normal HRR (n = 154)
(> 18 beats/min)
Abnormal HRR (n = 89)
(≤18 beats/min)
P value
Ferriman-Gallwey score 11.9 ± 3.5 12.1 ± 3.4 0.678
FSH (IU/liter) 10.5 ± 1.7 10.1 ± 1.6 0.725
LH (IU/liter) 24.2 ± 3.3 23.5 ± 3.1 0.811
PRL (ng/ml) 10.5 ± 1.3 10.2 ± 1.1 0.797
E2 (pmol/liter) 120 ± 30.5 118 ± 26.1 0.502
P (nmol/liter) 1.2 ± 0.4 1.3 ± 0.6 0.630
17-OHP (nmol/liter) 1.6 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.4 0.809
T (nmol/liter) 2.3 ± 0.7 2.5 ± 0.5 0.649
A (nmol/liter) 5.1 ± 0.7 5.3 ± 0.9 0.702
DHEAS (μmol/liter) 4320 ± 465 4290 ± 441 0.488
SHBG (nmol/liter) 27 ± 6.2 29 ± 6.5 0.549
FAI 8.5 ± 3.4 8.6 ± 3.6 0.882
  1. Abbreviations: A, Androstenedione; DHEAS, dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate; E2, Estradiol; FAI, free androgen index; FSH, follicle stimulating hormone; HRR, heart rate recovery; LH, luteinizing hormone; P, progesterone; PRL, prolactin; SHBG, Sex Hormone Binding Globulin; T, testosterone; 17-OHP, 17α-hydroxyprogesterone.