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Table 1 Clinical measurements characteristics by age group (mean and standard deviation)

From: Pulse oximetry curves in healthy children living at moderate altitude: a cross-sectional study from the Ecuadorian Andes

Age (years) n (percentage of total) HR beats/min mean (SD) RR breaths/min mean (SD) BMI Kg/m2
mean (SD)
Height m
mean (SD)
Temp oC
mean (SD)
< 1 167  (12.1) 132.8(14.3) 43.6 (9.2) 16.6(1.8) 0.64(0.1) 36.8(0.2)
1 58 (4.2) 125.4(12.0) 33.8(5.4) 16.4(1.4) 0.78(0.1) 36.7(0.4)
2 149 (10.8) 113.4(10.9) 30.1(4.4) 16.27 (1.4) 0.87(0.0) 36.6(0.4)
3 154 (11.2) 105.9(11.2) 27.1(3.6) 16.0(1.3) 0.95(0.1) 36.6(0.4)
4 155 (11.2) 100.6 (11.2) 26.0 (3.3) 16.0(1.4) 1.00(0.0) 36.6(0.4)
5 111 (8.1) 98.4(11.9) 25.9 (3.1) 16.0 (1.3) 1.06(0.1) 36.6(0.4)
6 74 (5.4) 88.8(12.6) 24.5(3.8) 16.1(2.4) 1.13(0.1) 36.7(0.4)
7 101 (7.3) 91.7 (12.4) 26.1(3.5) 16.3(1.9) 1.19(0.6) 36.6(0.4)
8 93. (6.7) 88.0 (11.1) 25.9 (3.9) 17.0 (2.3) 1.24(0.1) 36.7(0.4)
9 96 (7.0) 87.9(12.6) 25.2(4.3) 17.0 (1.9) 1.28(0.6) 36.6(0.4)
10 85 (6.2) 84.0(11.4) 24.8(3.9) 17.5 (2.1) 1.33(0.1) 36.5(0.4)
11 100 (7.3) 82.2(11.1) 24.1(3.9) 18.1(2.4) 1.38(0.1) 36.6(0.4)
12 35 (2.5) 83.0 (11.3) 24.0 (2.7) 18.1(1.9) 1.41(0.1) 36.5(0.4)
  1. Heart Rate (HR) defined as beats per minute. Respiratory Rate (RR) defined as breaths per minute. Body Mass Index (BMI). Height measured in meters (m) and Body temperature measured in Celsius degrees (°C).