The effects of body mass index on spirometry tests among adults in Xi’an, China

@inproceedings{Wang2017TheEO,
  title={The effects of body mass index on spirometry tests among adults in Xi’an, China},
  author={Shengyu Wang and Xiuzhen Sun and Te-chun Hsia and Xiaobo Lin and Man-xiang Li},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2017}
}
Obese people have higher risk of respiratory symptoms. The relationship between obesity and lung function varies with age, race, and geographical region. The objective of this study is to examine the effects of body mass index on spirometric tests among adults in Xi'an city.This is a cross-sectional study. Pulmonary function testing was conducted on participants recruited from Xi'an, China between July and August 2012. Force expiratory volume in first second (FEV1), force vital capacity (FVC… CONTINUE READING
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