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The association of lung age with smoking status in Korean men

Lifestyle Disease
Author
Hye Young Oh et al.
Used Parameters : SMM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2014

Country : Korea

Journal : Korean Journal of Family Medicine

Background Lung age, calculated from sex, forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV 1), and height, was developed to illustrate premature changes to the lungs and could be used to motivate smoking cessation. However, this method has not been tested in association with smoking in Korea. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of lung age with smoking and other factors in Korean males. Methods We reviewed the records of 1,100 healthy men who visited a health promotion center at Ewha Womans University Medical …
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