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Table 1 Lung function test values obtained at baseline and on three subsequent follow up visits

From: Health effects of diesel engine exhaust emissions exposure (DEEE) can mimic allergic asthma and rhinitis

  Predicted (100%) values L/min Baseline Dec. 4, 2015 (%) Measured Dec. 14, 2015 (%) Measured Jan. 18, 2016 (%) Measured Feb. 18, 2016 (%)
FVC 2.91 63.1 80.7 80.7 83.4
FEV0.5 0.20 540.3 624.4 720.4 835.2
FEV1.0 2.50 64.4 82.3 85.1 93.8
FEV3.0 2.84 63.2 80.0 77.5 83.4
FEV1/FVC ratio 88% 88 83.7 84.7 96.4
MMF 3.02 62.7 80.1 92.9 104.4
PEF 5.29 44.1 54.5 69.0 76.7
MEF75 4.99 44.7 54.5 44.7 81.1
MEF50 3.26 68.3 77.5 68.3 107.8
MEF25 1.42 85.6 143.7 85.6 154.1
  1. The FEV1/FVC is calculated from absolute values. The denominator (100%) is the predicted values for age, BMI and ethnicity. Values obtained following beta-2 agonist nebulisation are not shown
  2. FVC full vital capacity, FEV forced expiratory volume in 0.5, 1.0 and 3 s (FEV0.5, FEV1, FEV3), MMF maximal mid expiratory flow, PEF peak expiratory flow, MEF mean expiratory flow, in 25, 50 and 75 s (MEF 25, 50 and 75)