Table 3: Pulmonary function tests in 25 near-exposed subjects compared to 22 distant exposed in Paulding, Ohio, and 58 unexposed Tennessee subjects (compared as means of percent predicted values, by analysis, of variance, ANOVA).

A: 22 distant exposed
Mean ± sd
B: 25 near exposed
Mean ± sd
A versus B
𝑃 values
C: 58 TN unexposed
Mean ± sd
B versus C
𝑃 values
A versus C
𝑃 values

FVC 9 7 . 0 ± 1 2 . 8 8 7 . 6 ± 1 0 . 7 .014* 1 0 1 . 6 ± 1 5 . 2 .0001*.180
FEV1 9 4 . 5 ± 1 1 . 7 8 5 . 5 ± 1 5 . 4 .028* 9 3 . 6 ± 1 5 . 2 .025*.070
FEF25-75 9 8 . 4 ± 2 0 . 0 9 1 . 9 ± 3 0 . 8 .223 8 8 . 1 ± 3 5 . 0 .633.070
FEF75-85 9 0 . 8 ± 2 4 . 2 9 6 . 4 ± 5 4 . 1 .080 7 8 . 1 ± 5 2 . 7 .133.191
FEV1/FVC 7 7 . 9 ± 3 . 3 7 6 . 1 ± 7 . 3 .301 7 2 . 8 ± 9 . 5 .130.014*

* Statistically significant values.