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Table 3 Comparison between pairs of BMI groups according to percentages of predictive values of the Inspiratory Capacity and Expiratory Reserve Volume

From: The impact of abdominal adiposity measured by sonography on the pulmonary function of pre-menopausal females

Variable Pairs of Groups
Normal-weight Normal-weight Overweight
vs. vs. vs.
Overweight Obese Obese
%IC 0.01a 0.02a NS
%ERV 0.04a 0.001a 0.04a
  1. aStatistical significance on Mann–Whitney test; NS, non-significant, %IC, percentage of predictive Inspiratory Capacity, %ERV, percentage of predictive Expiratory Reserve Volume