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Table 1 Measurements of the average polarization potential and of the variability between consecutive samples taken at time intervals of 0.1 s registered on each of the four test subjects, with each type of textile material (bold values) compared with commercial electrodes of Ag/Agcl (cursive values)

From: Electrical performance of PEDOT:PSS-based textile electrodes for wearable ECG monitoring: a comparative study

Subject Measurements of average polarization potential with each type of electrode in mV
Cotton Cotton–polyester Lycra Silver-plated nylon Polyester
Female 1 11.26 6.27 13.96 10.70 9.04
  1.93 1.25 0.73 1.93 1.31
Female 2 24.57 8.04 15.12 12.61 22.24
  1.13 1.13 1.32 1.32 1.13
Male 1 7.61 56.8 3.20 30.16 5.08
  1.02 4.50 1.02 4.50 1.02
Male 2 12.36 31.12 11.80 2.75 10.71
  5.08 6.47 5.07 5.07 6.47
Subject Measures of the variability of the average potential with each type of electrode in µV
Cotton Cotton–polyester Lycra Silver-plated nylon Polyester
Female 1 667.14 353.02 401.56 712.9 406.84
  589.16 364.56 393.81 589.13 349.61
Female 2 133.87 325.02 259.18 282.46 236.30
  103.84 100.55 91.11 91.23 103.78
Male 1 399.55 164.78 393.14 108.74 428.69
  121.75 68.55 121.29 61.83 122.21
Male 2 35.17 43.33 27.08 29.41 34.01
  21.02 22.72 22.47 19.97 20.51