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Table 1 Participants (pN) and valid pulmonary function test (vPFT) of subjects

From: Ventilation impairment of residents around a cement plant

Sex Age ~59 60 ~ 69 70+ Total
  pN vPFT % pN vPFT % pN vPFT % pN vPFT %
Female LEG 26 22 84.6 29 23 79.3 45 39 79.3 100 84 84.0
MEG 67 54 80.6 82 60 73.2 118 75 63.6 267 189 70.8
Subtotal 93 76 82.6 111 83 76.3 163 114 71.5 367 273 74.4
Male LEG 11 8 72.7 8 6 75.0 34 31 91.2 53 45 84.9
MEG 62 55 88.7 60 44 73.3 64 30 46.9 186 129 69.4
Subtotal 73 63 80.7 68 50 74.2 98 61 69.1 239 174 72.8
Total LEG 37 30 78.7 37 29 77.2 79 70 85.3 153 129 84.3
MEG 129 109 84.7 142 104 73.3 182 105 55.3 453 318 70.2
Subtotal 166 139 81.7 179 133 75.2 261 175 70.3 606 447 73.8
  1. %: Valid PFT number/participant number.
  2. MEG: ‘more exposed group’ who lived within the 1 km radius of the cement plant.
  3. LEG: ‘less exposed group’ who lived 5 km or more away from the cement plant in not related to usually wind direction.