Spirometry of healthy adult South African men. Part II. Interrelationship between socio-environmental factors and 'race' as determinants of spirometry.

@article{Goldin1996SpirometryOH,
  title={Spirometry of healthy adult South African men. Part II. Interrelationship between socio-environmental factors and 'race' as determinants of spirometry.},
  author={Jonathan G. Goldin and Stephen J. Louw and Gina Joubert},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1996},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={820-6}
}
AIM To examine the interaction of socio-environmental background, 'race' and anthropometry on spirometry. METHODS A study population of white and black bank workers with broadly comparable current socio-economic circumstances was identified. Detailed questionnaires regarding a number of indicators of socio-environmental status (SES) were administered in addition to anthropometric and spirometric measurements. Multiple linear regression analyses were performed. The Kappa statistic was used to… CONTINUE READING