Peak expiratory flow rate in Sri Lankan schoolchildren of Sinhalese ethnic origin.

Abstract

Normal values for lung function indices are not available for Sri Lankan children. Reference standards for peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) in non-smoking Sri Lankan schoolchildren belonging to the Sinhalese ethnic group have been derived. A total of 1206 schoolchildren of age range 5-19 years was studied. The mini-Wright peak flow meter was used to measure… (More)

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@article{Udupihille1994PeakEF, title={Peak expiratory flow rate in Sri Lankan schoolchildren of Sinhalese ethnic origin.}, author={M Udupihille}, journal={Respiratory medicine}, year={1994}, volume={88 3}, pages={219-27} }