Table 1: Anthropometric characteristics of a) the healthy study population and b) COPD patients.

a)
All subjects
(N=500)
Men
(N = 239)
Women
(N = 261)
p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 47.59 (16.70) 46.92 (16.16) 48.20 (17.19) 0.390
Height (cm) 168.96 (9.74) 175.80 (7.25) 162.69 (7.18) <0.001
Weight (Kg) 76.97 (17.20) 84.90 (4.90) 69.70 (15.92) <0.001
BMI*(Kg/m2) 26.91 (5.44) 27.44 (4.38) 26.42 (6.22) 0.036
*Body Mass Index
b)
All subjects
(N=124)
Men
(N = 84)
Women
(N = 40)
p-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 62.82 (13.16) 62.65 (12.82) 63.18 (14.00) 0.835
Height (cm) 167.93 (8.97) 172.17 (6.54) 159.03 (6.56) <0.001
Weight (Kg) 74.55 (16.08) 79.20 (15.73) 64.78 (12.00) <0.001
BMI* (Kg/m2) 26.34 (4.74) 26.68 (4.79) 25.62 (4.60) 0.246
Data are presented as mean (standard deviation); *Body Mass Index

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