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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population at entry of the study (n = 2449) and pulmonary outcomes based on all clinical visits (n = 5404)

From: Short-term air pollution exposure decreases lung function: a repeated measures study in healthy adults

Anthropometrics
Age, years 37 ± 11
Men, % 72
Ethnicity, %
 Caucasian 94
 Other 6
Body Mass Index (BMI), kg/m2 25.4 ± 4.0
Smoking status, %
 Never 71
 Former 15
 Current 14
Pulmonary outcomes
FVC, L 4.71 ± 1.03
FEV1, L 3.79 ± 0.83
FEV1/FVC, % 80.9 ± 7.5
PEF, L/s 8.78 ± 2.20
  1. Values are percentage or arithmetic mean ± SD. FVC Forced Vital Capacity, FEV1 Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 s, PEF Peak Expiratory Flow