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Table 1 Mean decay rate and standard deviation measured for all subjects at all resistance levels

From: Measuring lung mechanics of expiratory tidal breathing with non-invasive breath occlusion

SubjectDecay rate (1/s, mean [std]) at added resistance (cmH\(_2\)Os/L)
 None0.40.81.2
1− 15.52 [2.99]− 12.75 [3.17]− 15.50 [4.83]− 17.51 [7.19]
2− 33.17 [9.25]− 48.21 [20.57]− 43.05 [23.85]− 34.53 [17.81]
3− 33.75 [8.04]− 23.92 [5.24]− 14.25 [7.71]− 12.77 [5.37]
4− 22.13 [3.41]− 22.93 [2.69]− 21.66 [9.19]− 19.48 [5.58]
5− 14.43 [6.16]− 9.18 [4.50]− 11.35 [5.94]− 9.19 [6.59]
6− 19.30 [3.37]− 16.30 [4.80]− 23.66 [8.47]− 13.72 [9.48]
7− 24.70 [6.56]− 20.86 [7.52]− 28.59 [10.13]− 25.26 [7.07]
8− 13.92 [3.08]− 21.50 [16.65]− 19.08 [3.78]− 19.72 [12.66]
9− 0.13 [4.35]− 2.74 [4.71]− 20.95 [19.28]− 20.89 [26.62]
10− 16.86 [5.02]− 22.60 [6.51]− 27.53 [6.48]− 19.23 [7.09]
11− 26.33 [6.46]− 21.32 [5.21]− 20.06 [3.52]− 16.18 [13.86]
12− 7.85 [2.25]− 11.96 [3.50]− 12.59 [6.51]− 12.98 [9.34]
13− 15.64 [4.10]− 9.09 [1.93]− 11.49 [4.35]− 9.41 [4.42]
14− 30.66 [4.53]− 28.86 [3.67]− 21.72 [3.77]− 18.06 [5.40]
15− 30.58 [9.52]− 25.34 [3.73]− 22.78 [2.55]− 31.29 [14.30]
16− 17.94 [3.13]− 17.17 [3.51]− 15.05 [4.57]− 13.56 [6.06]
17− 21.11 [6.23]− 18.46 [8.75]− 14.74 [8.32]− 18.45 [17.68]
  1. Decay rates are defined as negative, due to driving pressure creating negative flow