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Table 2 Associations between vertebral fracture and lung function

From: Cross-sectional associations between prevalent vertebral fracture and pulmonary function in the sixth Tromsø study

  Pulmonary function (mean (SD) or (SE))
  Men Women
  No Vertebral fracture (n = 771) Vertebral fracture (n = 121) P No vertebral fracture (n = 1079) Vertebral fracture (n = 161) P
FVC% predicteda 98.2 (17.4) 97.2 (17.6) 0.522 101.2 (15.8) 102.2 (18.2) 0.475
FEV1% predicteda 88.9 (16.9) 85.6 (21.3) 0.055 93.0 (17.4) 93.3 (20.9) 0.842
FEV1/FVC% predicteda 90.6 (10.8) 87.4 (13.0) 0.003 92.0 (9.1) 90.6 (10.4) 0.083
Adjustedb values (n = 665) (n = 105)   (n = 800) (n = 104)  
FVC (liter (SE)) 4.22 (0.024) 4.23 (0.062) 0.951 2.98 (0.015) 3.01 (0.043) 0.560
FEV1 (liter (SE)) 3.08 (0.021) 3.05 (0.054) 0.650 2.21 (0.013) 2.24 (0.037) 0.408
FEV1/FVC (SE) 0.73 (0.003) 0.72 (0.007) 0.291 0.74 (0.002) 0.74 (0.007) 0.557
  1. The Tromsø Study 2007-08.
  2. aEquation from Langhammer et al. [27].
  3. bAdjusted for age, smoking habits, height, weight, physical inactivity, cardiovascular disease, lung disease, corticosteroids, hip BMD, hormones for menopause (women).