Compliance To Standard by Age
 2005 ATS Standards (%)2019 ATS Standards (%)Change (%)Significance
Total (n=1080)59.775+15.3p<0.00001
Age 6 (n=76)32.952.6+19.7p<0.01
Age 7 (n=91)53.863.7+9.9p<0.1
Age 8 (n=116)59.480.2+20.8p<0.001
Age 9 (n=133)72.985+12.1p<0.01
Age 10 (n=107)54.278.5+24.3p<0.0001
Age 11 (n=107)67.282.2+15p<0.01
Age 12 (n=93)75.390.3+15p<0.01
Age 13 (n=83)51.879.5+27.7p<0.0001
Age 14 (n=71)46.578.9+32.4p<0.0001
Age 15 (n=51)41.280.4+39.2p<0.0001
Age 16 (n=68)75.386.8+13.3p<0.05
Age 17 (n=52)67.386.5+19.2p<0.05
Age 18 (n=32)71.987.5+15.6p<0.10
  • Table 1 shows the percentage of compliance and acceptability with the 2005 ATD standards compared with the 2019 ATS standards for pediatric spirometry in our facility based on breakdown of age.