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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics

From: The need for race-specific reference equations for pulmonary diffusing capacity for nitric oxide

  2017 ERS technical standards (white subjects) Current study African Americans (black subjects)
Males (n = 27 per group)   
Age (years) 30.1 (6.0) 28.0 (9.5)
Height (cm) 179 (8) 176 (7)
Weight (kg) 76.2 (10) 78.6 (11.1)
BMI (kg/m2) 23.7 (2.2) 25.3 (2.9)*
Females (n = 32 per group)   
Age (years) 31.8 (8.4) 31.9 (13.6)
Height (cm) 166 (6) 163 (8)
Weight (kg) 59.8 (8.4) 68.2 (13.9)*
BMI (kg/m2) 21.6 (2.4) 25.7 (5.3)*
  1. *p < 0.05 between white and black subjects