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Table 1 Patient characteristics at baseline (n = 45)

From: An evaluation of the short physical performance battery following pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  N (% of total sample) or Mean ± SD Range
Sex
 Male 20 (44)  
 Female 25 (56)  
Age, years 69 ± 6 58–85
Height, cm 168.5 ± 10.3 146–188
Weight, kg 70.5 ± 20.1 38.9–114.9
BMI, kg/m2 24.9 ± 7.1 14.6–44.4
FEV1%, % of predicted 42.1 ± 13.2 21.0–74.0
FEV1/FVC, % 43.6 ± 9.5 26.7–66.3
GOLD classification
 GOLD II 13 (29)  
 GOLD III 22 (49)  
 GOLD IV 10 (22)  
Comorbidities (including pulmonary) 3.5 ± 1.7 1.0–9.0
Current smoker 10 (22)  
Smoking pack years (n = 35) 43 ± 18 20–120
Exercise frequency   
 < 3 times per month 11 (24)  
 2–4 times per month 3 (7)  
 Once a week 9 (20)  
 2–3 times per week 18 (40)  
 > 3 times per week 4 (9)  
6MWD in meters 388 ± 99 190–535
CAT (n = 42) 22 ± 6 10–34
  1. Data are presented as n (% of total sample) or mean ± SD (range)
  2. BMI body mass index, FEV1% forced expiratory volume in one second as percent of predicted value, FEV1/FVC forced expiratory volume in one second/forced vital capacity, GOLD global initiative for chronic obstructive lung disease, 6MWD six-minute walk distance, CAT COPD assessment test