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Table 7 Sweat output detected by Q-sweat and skin temperature over four skin regions by BW ≥62 and <62 Kg

From: Sweat output measurement of the post-ganglion sudomotor response by Q-Sweat Test: a normative database of Chinese individuals

Weight (Kg) Total ≥62 <62 Sig.
Number 90 74 76  
Skin temperature (°C)
Forearm 35.8 (34.0, 37.7) 35.8 (34.0, 37.7) 35.8 (34.1, 37.3) 0.648
Proximal leg 36.2 (34.2, 38.0) 36.3 (34.2, 37.2) 36.1 (34.6, 38.0) 0.981
Distal leg 35.6 (34.0, 37.2) 35.7 (34.0, 37.0) 35.5 (34.0, 37.2) 0.821
Foot 35.8 (34.0, 37.3) 35.9 (34.0, 37.3) 35.6 (34.0, 37.2) 0.517
Onset latency (minute)
Forearm 2.2 (0.6, 3.9) 2.1 (1.0, 3.9) 2.2 (0.6, 3.8) 0.450
Proximal leg 1.9 (0.7, 4.0) 1.8 (0.7, 2.9) 1.9 (0.7, 4.0) 0.780
Distal leg 1.8 (0.6, 3.8) 1.7 (0.6, 3.5) 2.0 (0.6, 3.8) 0.588
Foot 2.3 (0.8, 4.4) 2.3 (0.8, 3.8) 2.3 (0.9, 4.4) 0.762
Total sweat volume (μl)
Forearm 0.748 (0.020, 3.983) 1.038 (0.023, 3.983) 0.500 (0.020, 1.872) 0.000*
Proximal leg 0.825 (0.029, 4.493) 1.282 (0.029, 4.493) 0.538 (0.060, 2.821) 0.000*
Distal leg 0.687 (0.015, 4.914) 1.107 (0.043, 4.914) 0.412 (0.015, 2.902) 0.000*
Foot 0.294 (0.014, 1.718) 0.542 (0.032, 1.718) 0.204 (0.014, 0.952) 0.000*
  1. Data presented as median (maximum, minimum).
  2. Abbreviations: Kg, kilograms; BW, body weight; Sig, significance tested by the Mann–Whitney U test.
  3. *Significant correlation at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).