Table 1

BP of right arm measured with right arm or bilateral arm methods

MethodSBP (mm Hg)DBP (mm Hg)PP (mm Hg)HR (bpm)
RA-1127.7±20.275.4±11.352.3±15.073.8±11.8
RA-2128.9±20.3**75.8±11.5*53.1±15.4*74.1±11.7
Dif-RA1.2±5.00.4±2.70.8±5.30.28±3.5
PI (%)1.0±4.40.4±3.72.3±13.90.6±3.5
  • *P<0.05; **p<0.01 (compared with the RA-1).

  • †RA-1: measured with single right arm method; RA-2: measured with bilateral arm method; Dif-RA=RA-2−RA-1; PI=Dif-RA/RA-1.