Table 2—

Descriptive summary of 1/Qc and 1/Tm,CO levels in healthy males and females

Sex1/Qc mL−11/Tm,CO mmol−l·min·kPa
Females
 Mean±sd1.583×10−2±3.082×10−37.613×10−2±1.345×10−2
 ±2 sd range9.666×10−3−2.199×10−24.923×10−2−1.030×10−1
Males
 Mean±sd1.159×10−2±2.260×10−35.418×10−2±9.624×10−3
 ±2 sd range7.073×10−3−1.611×10−23.493×10−2−7.343×10−2
  • Qc: pulmonary capillary blood volume

  • Tm,CO: diffusion capacity of the alveolocapillary membrane