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Table 1 Comparison of classification using NHLBI BMI cutpoints with that using the CARDIA baseline BMI quartiles

From: Longitudinal association of body mass index with lung function: The CARDIA Study

  Quartiles of baseline BMI [n (% in row)]
Categories of baseline BMI based on NHLBI BMI cutpoints Q1 <21.3 kg/m 2 Q2 21.3–<23.4 kg/m 2 Q3 23.4–<26.4 kg/m 2 Q4 ≥ 26.4 kg/m 2
<18.5 kg/m2 193 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
18.5–24.9 kg/m2 990 (35) 1184 (41) 683 (24) 0 (0)
25–29.9 kg/m2 0 (0) 0 (0) 500 (45) 621 (55)
≥ 30 kg/m2 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 563 (100)