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Canadian Respiratory Journal
Volume 18 (2011), Issue 6, Pages 321-326
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/540396
Original Article

Canadian Prediction Equations of Spirometric Lung Function for Caucasian Adults 20 to 90 Years of Age: Results from the Canadian Obstructive Lung Disease (COLD) Study and the Lung Health Canadian Environment (LHCE) Study

WC Tan,1 J Bourbeau,2 P Hernandez,3 K Chapman,4 R Cowie,5 MJ FitzGerald,6 S Aaron,7 DD Marciniuk,8 F Maltais,9 DE O’Donnell,10 R Goldstein,11 D Sin,1 M Chan-Yeung,6 J Manfreda,12 NR Anthonisen,12 RB Tate,12 MR Sears,13 HC Siersted,13 MR Becklake,2 P Ernst,2 DM Bowie,3 L Sweet,14 and L Van Til14

1UBC James Hogg Research Centre, Providence Heart + Lung Institute, St Paul’s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3Department of Medicine, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
4Division of Respiratory Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
6Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
7Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
8University of Saskatchewan, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
9Centre de Pneumologie, Institute Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Paneumologie de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
10Division of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
11Physical Therapy-Respiratory Division, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
13Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
14Department of Health and Social Services, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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How to Cite this Article

WC Tan, J Bourbeau, P Hernandez, et al., “Canadian Prediction Equations of Spirometric Lung Function for Caucasian Adults 20 to 90 Years of Age: Results from the Canadian Obstructive Lung Disease (COLD) Study and the Lung Health Canadian Environment (LHCE) Study,” Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 321-326, 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/540396