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Table 2 Lung function descriptive statistics

From: Perseverant, non-indicated treatment of obese patients for obstructive lung disease

  Total Asthma COPD Mixed Normal Restriction
FEV1% 66.6 ± 1.4 59.9 ± 6.4 55.2 ± 2.5 50.1 ± 5.7 92.8 ± 1.6 66.6 ± 2.8
FVC% 65.9 ± 1.3 74.3 ± 5.3 72.8 ± 2.6 61.5 ± 7.6 92.5 ± 1.6 65.9 ± 2.7
FEV1/FVC% 77.8 ± 1.1 64 ± 5.5 58.9 ± 1.9 64.8 ± 3.5 81.5 ± 0.9 77.8 ± 2.4
TLC%* 82.7 ± 3.7 97.2 ± 6.4 101.5 ± 7.6 66.6 ± 4.6 100.2 ± 13.4 69.1 ± 1.4
  1. Values are presented as means and standard error. FEV1, FVC and TLC are expressed as percentages of the predicted values. FEV1, forced expired volume in 1 second; FVC, forced vital capacity, TLC, total lung capacity. *TLC was available for only 57 patients.