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Table 4 Level of agreement for obstructive and spirometric restrictive pattern using GLI12 as a reference

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

GLI12 % Airway obstruction % Spirometric restrictive pattern
  Age (years) Female (n = 181) Male (n = 79) Female (n = 181) Male (n = 79)
NHANES III All 0.74c 0.52b 0.77c 0.83c
65–75 0.77 1 0.88 1
76–85 0.78 0.3 0.83 0.86
86–95 0.69 0.37 0.57 0.65
ECSC93 All 0.09a 0.52b 0.3a 0.64c
65–75 0.21 1 0.39 0.75
76–85 0.11 0.25 0.26 0.54
86–95 0.05 0.44 0.29 0.65
  1. (Kappa statistic; a - 0–0.4: slight to fair; b - 0.41 – 0.60: moderate; c - 0.61–0.99: good to very good)