Discordance in Spirometric Interpretations Based on Korean and Non-Korean Reference Equations

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OBJECTIVES Korean regression models for spirometric reference values are different from those of other ethnic groups. The purpose of this study was to evaluate discordance in spirometric interpretations based on using Korean reference equations versus non-Korean reference equations. METHODS Spirometry was performed on 825 Korean male workers from April… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/2052-4374-25-42

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@inproceedings{Kim2013DiscordanceIS, title={Discordance in Spirometric Interpretations Based on Korean and Non-Korean Reference Equations}, author={Nami Kim and Mi-hee Park and Se-yeong Kim and Chunhui Suh and SangYoon Lee and Kun-Hyung Kim and Chae K. Lee and Dae Hwan Kim and Jong-Tae Lee}, booktitle={Annals of occupational and environmental medicine}, year={2013} }