Table 1—

Age- and sex-distribution of the sample with mean anthropometric and spirometric data

MaleFemale
Subjects n4031
Age distribution yrs % (n)
 70–7427 (11)35 (11)
 75–7930 (12)29 (9)
 80–8430 (12)19 (6)
 85–898 (3)10 (3)
 ≥905 (2)7 (2)
Weight kg74±1069±14
Height cm173±7158±8
Body mass index kg·m−225±328±5
FVC L3.80±0.792.36±0.69
FEV1 L2.72±0.661.71±0.54
FEV1/FVC%71.3±6.072.1±6.9
  • Data are presented as % (n) or mean±sd

  • FVC: forced vital capacity

  • FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second