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Table 6 Correlation between functional variables, lower limb strength and peak relative VO2 of patients with Takayasu arteritis

From: Increased modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in patients with Takayasu arteritis: a multicenter cross-sectional study

  TAK (n=15)
rho/r P value
Lower limb strength (leg press)
 HAQ −0.291 0.293
 WIQ - Overall score 0.069 0.806
 SF36 - Functional capacity 0.171 0.543
 SF36 - Physical aspect −0.057 0.838
 IPAQ-SF - METs 0.295 0.285
 VO2 peak relative (mL/kg/min) 0.024 0.933
VO2 peak relative (mL/kg/min)
 HAQ 0.158 0.517
 WIQ - Overall score −0.193 0.427
 SF36 - Functional capacity −0.122 0.619
 SF36 - Physical aspect −0.114 0.641
 IPAQ-SF - METs −0.051 0.835
 Lower limb strength (leg press) 0.024 0.933
  1. HAQ Health Assessment Questionnaire, IPAQ-SF International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short Version, METs Metabolic equivalent, SF-36 Short Form Health Survey, TAK Takayasu arteritis, VO2 Volume of oxygen