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Statistical models relating peak expiratory flow rates to age, height, and weight in men and women.
  1. C K Gupta,
  2. N Mathur

    Abstract

    An epidemiological survey of 1239 normal subjects without respiratory symptoms was undertaken in an urban locality of New Delhi in 1974. The subjects were divided into males aged under or over 22 and females under or over 17. Various statistical models were calculated to relate peak expiratory flow rate to the age, height, and weight of the subjects in each group. The linear model was simple, convenient, and adequately explained the variation in peak expiratory flow rate.

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