Table 1

Anthropometric measures, pulmonary function and smoking by sex and atopy in subjects with and without asthma
Sex Atopy
Men Women No Yes Total
Subjects without asthma (n = 674) (n = 818) (n = 1060) (n = 432) (n = 1492)
Age (years) 51.2 ± 15.2* 50.5 ± 15.7 51.7 ± 15.2 48.7 ± 15.8 50.8 ± 15.5
Weight(kg) 90.2 ± 15.9 74.4 ± 16.3 80.7 ± 17.7 83.6 ± 18.2 81.5 ± 17.9
Height (m) 175.5 ± 6.3 162.5 ± 6.3 168.1 ± 8.9 169.1 ± 9.2 168.4 ± 9.0
BMI(kg/m2) 29.2 ± 4.8 28.2 ± 6.0 28.4 ± 5.5 29.2 ± 5.7 28.7 ± 5.5
WC(cm) 100.5 ± 12.1 87.8 ± 14.0 92.9 ± 14.6 95.1 ± 14.3 93.6 ± 14.6
Packyears 9.5 ± 14.5 5.8 ± 15.8 7.9 ± 16.7 6.4 ± 11.3 7.5 ± 15.4
FVC(L) 4.77 ± 0.99 3.43 ± 0.76 3.99 ± 1.09 4.14 ± 1.09 4.04 ± 1.10
FEV1(L) 3.80 ± 0.86 2.78 ± 0.65 3.20 ± 0.91 3.33 ± 0.90 3.24 ± 0.91
FEV1/FVC(%) 79.6 ± 7.5 80.9 ± 6.0 80.2 ± 6.7 80.6 ± 6.7 80.3 ± 6.7
Subjects with ever asthma (n = 33) (n = 89) (n = 68) (n = 54) (n = 122)
Age (years) 51.2 ± 16.4 47.5 ± 16.4 52.9 ± 16.7 42.9 ± 14.4 48.5 ± 16.4
Weight(kg) 86.5 ± 14.9 78.3 ± 15.5 80.4 ± 16.6 80.6 ± 14.8 80.5 ± 15.7
Height (m) 175.6 ± 7.5 162.6 ± 6.1 165.4 ± 9.2 166.9 ± 8.1 166.1 ± 8.7
BMI(kg/m2) 28.1 ± 4.6 29.7 ± 6.3 29.4 ± 5.9 29.1 ± 5.9 29.3 ± 5.9
WC(cm) 99.3 ± 12.1 92.5 ± 14.5 95.5 ± 15.2 92.9 ± 12.7 94.3 ± 14.2
Packyears 9.5 ± 16.6 7.1 ± 22.7 7.3 ± 15.0 8.3 ± 27.1 7.7 ± 21.1
FVC(L) 4.58 ± 1.06 3.41 ± 0.88 3.49 ± 1.00 4.02 ± 1.06 3.72 ± 1.06
FEV1(L) 3.46 ± 1.07 2.74 ± 0.82 2.73 ± 0.88 3.20 ± 0.97 2.94 ± 0.95
FEV1/FVC(%) 74.8 ± 9.93 79.6 ± 8.1 77.7 ± 9.7 79.0 ± 7.7 78.3 ± 0.89

*Mean ± standard deviation.

BMI, body mass index; FVC, forced vital capacity; FEV1, forced expired volume in one second; WC, waist circumference.

Chen et al.

Chen et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012 12:32   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-32

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