Men (n=5899) | Women (n=5354) | ||||||||
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Adjustment for baseline FEV_{1} | Meta-analysis regression coefficient | 95% CI | p value for regression coefficient | p value for heterogeneity | Meta-analysis regression coefficient | 95% CI | p value for regression coefficient | p value for heterogeneity | p value for interaction of sex and BMI |

*Internally standardised difference between FEV_{1} and value predicted for sex, age and height, divided by residual standard deviation. | |||||||||

†Regression coefficient on weight with adjustment for FEV_{1}, height, and height^{2}. | |||||||||

Standardised difference* | −0.027 | −0044 to −0.010 | 0.002 | 0.10 | −0.014 | −0.033 to 0.005 | 0.14 | 0.011 | 0.41 |

FEV_{1}/height^{2} | −0.027 | −0044 to −0.010 | 0.002 | 0.10 | −0.005 | −0.033 to 0.004 | 0.13 | 0.011 | 0.46 |

Regression method† | −0.009 | −0.014 to −0.003 | 0.003 | 0.09 | −0.002 | −0.013 to 0.002 | 0.13 | 0.005 | 0.60 |