A Cross Sectional Study of Relationship Between FEF25-75 % and Body Mass Index Among Young Obese
Keywords:Obesity, Body Mass Index, FEF25-75 %,Spirometry.
Background: The aim of the study was to to find out the relationship between FEF25-75 % and BMI and compare the variations among underweight and overweight. Methods: After applying inclusion and exclusion criteria 210 subjects were included (aged between 18 years-25 years) in this study. Results: Mean predicted value of FEF 25-75 L/S is significantly decreased (p value<0.05) in group A (Underweight), group E (obese class 2) and group F (obese class 3) when compared to control subjects group B.Conclusion: There was statistically significant decrease in FEF 25-75% in group A (underweight), group E (obese class 2) and group F (obese class 3) as compared to control group B.
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