Table 2: Prevalence of malnutrition according to FFMI and BMI among COPD subjects (expressed as number and %).

Body composition classificationNumber ( )Percentage (%)

Malnutrition
 Cachexia
FFMI < 16 kg/m22523.8
BMI < 21 kg/m2
 Muscle AtrophyFFMI < 16 kg/m21918.1
BMI ≥ 21 kg/m2
Normal
 StarvationFFMI ≥ 16 kg/m265.7
BMI < 21 kg/m2
 No changesFFMI ≥ 16 kg/m25552.4
BMI ≥ 21 kg/m2