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Correlates of FEV1 and prevalence of pulmonary conditions in Japanese-American men.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3202494     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Correlates of forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) and the prevalence of pulmonary disease and symptoms were examined in 6,346 Japanese-American men 45 to 68 yr of age. There was a significant inverse dose-response relationship between FEV1 and cigarette smoking measured as pack-years, number of cigarettes, or number of years smoked. Ex-smokers had FEV1 values that were intermediate to the higher values for nonsmokers and the lower values for current smokers. Among current smokers, inhaling and starting to smoke at a younger age were associated with lower values of FEV1, independent of pack-years. FEV1 was also correlated with a variety of other biologic and sociobehavioral variables, even after removing the effects of smoking. These variables included skinfold thickness, dynamometry, hematocrit, triglycerides, and systolic blood pressure. When compared with Caucasian populations, these Japanese-American men had low prevalence rates of airflow obstruction and pulmonary disease symptoms.
Authors:
E B Marcus; A S Buist; J D Curb; C J MacLean; D M Reed; L R Johnson; K Yano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American review of respiratory disease     Volume:  138     ISSN:  0003-0805     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. Rev. Respir. Dis.     Publication Date:  1988 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-01-24     Completed Date:  1989-01-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370523     Medline TA:  Am Rev Respir Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1398-404     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Honolulu Heart Program, HI 96817.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Airway Obstruction / epidemiology,  physiopathology
Asian Americans*
Cohort Studies
Forced Expiratory Volume*
Humans
Japan / ethnology
Lung Diseases / epidemiology*,  physiopathology
Male
Middle Aged
Smoking
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
N01-HC-02901/HC/NHLBI NIH HHS

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