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Table 1 Anthropometrical data of the elderly, middle aged, and younger subjects included in the study.

From: Time for new reference values for ventilatory lung function

Elderly males (n = 53) Middle aged males (n = 50) Younger males (n = 154)
  Age
(years)
Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
BMI Age
(years)
Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
BMI Age
(years)
Height
(cm)
Weight
(kg)
BMI
MW 74.0 173 77.4 25.8 57.1 177 83.8 26,8 25.4 181 77.7 23.6
STD ± 6.4 ± 7.4 ± 10.3 ± 2.4 ± 6.4 ± 6.5 ± 9.4 ± 2.7 ± 4.9 ± 6.5 ± 11.1 ± 3.0
MAX 90 187 100 31.6 65 197 106 32.1 40 203 123 35.3
MIN 66 159 60 21.7 41 166 68 20.5 20 164 55 17.0
MED 72 173 75 25,8 60 175 83 26.9 25 180 75 23.3