Table 6

Area under the curve (AUC) for EMG and lung function data

EMGpara evening0.7830.084
EMGpara morning0.7060.089
FEV1 evening0.7000.177
FEV1 morning0.7210.167
PEF evening0.6840.095
PEF morning0.6720.097
  • AUC for receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curves. There was no significant difference between EMG and lung function parameters.

  • EMG, electromyogram; FEV1, forced expiratory volume over 1 s; PEF, peak expiratory flow.