Table 1

Comparison of parameters α and β between women and men (Mann-Whitney test) for each of the QT/RR regression models

Parameter αParameter β
Regression modelWomenMenp ValueWomenMenp Value
(A) Linear0.19 (0.032)0.15 (0.026)4.582 × 10−50.22 (0.02)0.24 (0.024)0.00043
(B) Hyperbolic–0.11 (0.017)–0.1 (0.016)0.050.51 (0.033)0.49 (0.024)0.018
(C) Parabolic0.4 (0.051)0.34 (0.051)0.000220.41 (0.018)0.39 (0.012)0.0040
(D) Logarithmic0.15 (0.021)0.13 (0.018)0.000430.41 (0.018)0.39 (0.012)0.0045
(E) Shifted logarithmic0.27 (0.047)0.22 (0.037)3.482 × 10−51.23 (0.028)1.26 (0.033)0.00055
(F) Exponential–0.42 (0.06)–0.36 (0.052)0.000400.56 (0.038)0.53 (0.027)0.00033