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Table 5 Comparison between both groups according to heart rate

From: Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of beta blockers in septic patients: a randomized control trial

  Group A: control (n = 30) Group B: esmolol (n = 30) t test P value
Day 0 115.75 ± 12.86 113.4 ± 12.78 − 0.710 0.4806
Day 1 114.63 ± 11.92 104.6 ± 9.65 − 3.582 < 0.001
Day 2 110.8 ± 10.2 94.2 ± 8.5 − 6.848 < 0.001
Day 3 108.5 ± 7.1 89.7 ± 5.9 − 11.154 < 0.001
Day 4 105.7 ± 6.9 88.2 ± 5.77 − 10.657 < 0.001
Day 5 103.2 ± 6.48 85.33 ± 5.56 − 11.463 < 0.001
Day 6 99.7 ± 6.11 82.21 ± 6.42 − 10.809 < 0.001
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD
  2. P value > 0.05 NS; *P value < 0.05 S; **P value < 0.001 HS
  3. Heart rate showed a significant reduction in group B compared to group A in days 1–6 (P value < 0.001) as shown in Table 5 and Fig. 3
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