Table 2—

Correlations between EMGdi % max and RMS-EMGdi/CMAPdi,MS, and height, weight, BMI and age in healthy subjects

HeightWeightBMIAge
r-valuep-valuer-valuep-valuer-valuep-valuer-valuep-value
EMGdi % max0.0020.620.090.390.120.240.34<0.001
RMS-EMGdi/CMAPdi,MS-0.050.690.080.530.140.290.280.02
  • EMGdi: diaphragm electromyogram; % max: % maximum; RMS: root mean square; CMAPdi,MS: amplitude of the diaphragm compound muscle action potential following bilateral anterolateral magnetic stimulation; BMI: body mass index.