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Table 3 Obstructive and spirometric restrictive pattern disturbance proportions according to different interpretation methods

From: Reference values for spirometry in elderly individuals: a cross-sectional study of different reference equations

  Airway obstruction Spirometric restrictive pattern
Total (n = 260) Female (n = 181) Male (n = 79) Total (n =260) Female (n = 181) Male (n = 79)
NHANES III 39 (15.0%) 24 (13.3%) 15 (19.0%) 67 (25.8%) 44 (24.31%) 23 (29.1%)
ECSC93 136 (52.3%) 121 (66.9%) 15 (19.0%) 28 (10.8%) 11 (6.1%) 17 (21.5%)
GLI12 21 (8.1%) 15 (8.3%) 6 (7.59%) 77 (29.6%) 48 (25.52%) 29 (36.7%)