Table 1

(Overview of the average respiratory resistance Rrs) value obtained in healthy adults.

ReferenceSelection criteriaFrequency band HzMaleFemale
Rrs·· kPasL−1nAge yrsRrs·· kPasL−1nAge yrs
28 /Male Air Force membersapplicants–424()0.25 0.06224()26 10
29 ?–824∼ 0.2644229
30 Patients undergoing rehabilitation and healthy hospital workers10()+0.29 0.08 MF10250
31 ?–624()0.26 0.06126()33 12()0.30 0.06100()29 12
24 “”Healthy subjects referred for lung function testing–1032()0.26 0.0732()48 15()0.34 0.0728()55 13
32 “”Healthy subjects referred for lung function testing–624()0.25 0.05137()53 14()0.31 0.07140()58 14
  • (Data are presented as mean sd)

  • M: male

  • F: female

  • n: number of subjects studied