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Table 1 Descriptive data of the participants, pulmonary function, blood gas variables and exercise variables, reported as mean (SD)

From: Pre-flight evaluation of adult patients with cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional study

Age and anthropometry (n = 30)
 Age (yrs) 34.2 (11.81)    
 Body mass (kg) 67.7 (16.35)    
 Height (cm) 174.4 (9.31)    
 BMI (kg/m2) 21.9 (3.65)    
Pulmonary function
 FEV1 (L) 2.25 (1.12)    
 FEV1 (% predicted) 58.6 (24.8)    
 FVC (L) 3.60 (1.22)    
 FVC (% of predicted) 79.4 (20.9)    
 FEV1/FVC ratio 60.5 (12.3)    
  Sea level Exercise (n = 14) HAST HAST slow(n = 20) walking
Blood gas variables
 SpO2 (%) 94.8 (2.2) 88.6 (8.2) 88.6 (4.1) 87.0 (3.8)
 SaO2 (%) 95.4 (1.5) 90.1 (8.4) 89.1 (2.8) 86.3 (3.8)
 PaO2 (kPa) 10.2 (1.2) 9.8 (2.0) 7.4 (0.9) 6.9 (0.9)
 PaCO2 (kPa) 5.0 (0.4) 5.0 (0.3) 5.0 (0.3)
 Symptoms (BORG 10 CR) 0.09 (0.23) 0.5 (0.8) 0.9 (1.1)
CPET variables
 VE/VCO2   33.0 (4.9)   
 VO2max (ml·kg−1·min−1)   36.1 (10.5)   
 VO2max (% predicted)   87.5 (23.6)   
 HRmax (beat·min−1)   175 (14.1)   
  1. BMI body mass index, FEV 1 forced expiratory volume in one second, FVC forced vital capacity, SpO 2 saturation for oxygen measured by pulse oximetry, VO 2max maximal oxygen uptake, HR max maximal heart rate during CPET
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