Table 3: Prevalence of malnutrition of subjects according to FFMI and COPD staging (expressed as number and %).

VariableFFMI ( )
<16 kg/m2≥16 kg/m2
% %

COPDStage I, II1126.23173.80.008
Stage III, IV3352.43047.6

< 0.05 significant using Pearson chi-square test.