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Table 11 Heart rate monitoring data for sewers and cutters : heart rate (HR), energy expenditure (E), Cohen’s kappa (κ), and work heaviness category (WHC)

From: The effects of a medical hypnotherapy on clothing industry employees suffering from chronic pain

Occupation Mean HR ±SD, beats/min Range HR, beats/min κ Mean E ± SD, kcal/min WHC
Sewers (females, n = 50) 79.5 ± 7.4 67-93 0.75 3.4 ± 0.5 Light work
Sewers (males, n = 10) 84.8 ± 3.9 66-93 0.78 3.6 ± 0.6 Light work
Cutters (females, n = 20) 120.3 ± 8.1 80-130 0.68 4.6 ± 0.5 Moderate work
Cutters (males, n = 10) 118.3 ± 9.5 75-120 0.68 4.7 ± 0.5 Light work