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Table 1 Characteristics of the subjects in order of increasing AUC(CV > 20%) value

From: Does quantitative lung SPECT detect lung abnormalities earlier than lung function tests? Results of a pilot study

Subject Gender Age (year) Height (cm) Weight (kg) Body mass index Smoking status Passive smoker Allergy Airways affected by allergic reaction Lung function abnormalities (lung function tests) AUC(CV > 9.5%) [%] AUC(CV > 20%) [%]
S1 M 49 191 82 22.5 Never No Yesd Upperj Nom 76 29
S2 M 49 185 77 22.5 Never No Yese Upperj No 77 30
S3 M 50 190 85 23.5 Never No Yesf Upperj No 78 30
S4 M 48 187 75 21.4 Never Yesa No - No 77 31
S5 M 50 178 72 22.7 Never No No - No 78 33
S6 M 69 181 100 30.5 Never Yesa No - No 78 34
S7 M 60 188 85 24.0 Current - No - Non 78 34
S8 F 65 177 66 21.1 Current - Yesg Lowerk No 80 34
S9 F 51 170 85 29.4 Never Yesa No - No 78 36
S10 M 75 175 92 30.0 Never No Yesh Upperj Noo 79 39
S11 M 73 175 77 24.9 Ex-smoker - No - No 80 41
S12 F 67 172 78 26.4 Never Yesb No - Nop 83 47
S13 F 67 167 79 28.3 Never Yesc Yesi Lowerl Noq 84 47
P1 M 55 176 85 27.4 Never - - - Yeso,r,s 83 43
P2 M 81 167 58 20.8 Ex-smoker - - - Yes 90 61
  1. a20 years during childhood; b14 years during childhood and occupational; c10 years occupational; dgrass, pollen and dust; efur animals and grass; ffur animals and pollen; gstrong fragrances; hcat and chocolate; ibirch pollen, timothy, grass, nuts, penicillin and sulfonamide; jrhinoconjunctivitis; kcough; lshortness of breath; msubject medicated with nasal spray of Budesonide at time of examination; nbased on FEV1, FVC, FEV1/FVC, TLC and RV without bronchodilation; obased on DLCOc before and FEV1, FVC, FEV1/FVC, TLC and RV after bronchodilation; ppossible early signs of emphysema based on a reduced DLCOc value (see Table 2) and an elevated haemoglobin concentration in the blood; qbased on FEV1, FVC and FEV1/FVC without bronchodilation; rsubject medicated with inhalation of Budesonide and Formoterol in combination at time of examination; smoderate obstruction and signs of reversibility.