Table 2 HRV metrics by mode of delivery by a factor of 100.

From: The effect of labor and delivery mode on electrocortical and brainstem autonomic function during neonatal transition

HRV metric Overall
(n =  95)
VD
(n =  51)
L–CS
(n = 16)
E–CS
(n = 28)
p-value
Alpha 1 139.1 (129.6–148.6) 131.4 (118.9–143.9) 153.8 (129.2–178.3) 144.8 (125.5–164.0) 0.20
Alpha 2 120.2 (115.5–124.9) 121.3 (114.5–128.1) 116.8 (99.0–134.5) 120.3 (114.5–126.1) 0.89
RMS 1 (sec) 2.8 (2.5–3.1) 2.8 (2.3–3.3) 2.9 (2.2–3.5) 2.8 (2.3–3.3) 0.99
RMS 2 (sec) 10.7 (9.8–11.6) 11.1 (9.8–12.3) 10.4 (8.2–12.6) 10.3 (8.8–11.9) 0.71
LF (dB) −275.7 (−284.7 – −266.7) −275.6 (−288.8 – −262.4) −262.8 (−277.7 – −247.8) −283.1 (−300.1 – −266.2) 0.15
HF (dB) −374.6 (−384.8 – −364.4) −376.9 (−391.2 – −362.6) −363.7 (−390.2 – −337.2) −376.7 (−395.6 – −357.7) 0.67
nLF 72.5 (70.0–75.0) 72.2 (68.9–75.5) 73.2 (67.4–79.0) 72.5 (68.0–77.1) 0.95
nHF 22.5 (20.1–25.0) 23.5 (20.2–26.8) 22.9 (16.7–29.1) 20.7 (16.8–24.5) 0.56
Asymmetry index 121.8 (113.1–130.5) 117.0 (105.1–128.9) 155.5 (126.3–184.6) 111.4 (97.5–125.2) 0.03
  1. *Median (95% Confidence Interval).