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Table 1 Characteristics of study subjects

From: A unique protein profile of peripheral neutrophils from COPD patients does not reflect cytokine-induced protein profiles of neutrophils in vitro

  Control COPD  
Characteristics (n = 6) (n = 13) Statistics
Age. Yr 60.3 (3.5) 65.5 (2.5) n.s.
Gender    
   Male 5 11  
   Female 1 2  
FEV1    
   L 3.33 (0.44) 1.40 (0.16) 0,006
   % predicted 104.5 (8.4) 46.8 (4.9) < 0.001
FEV1/FVC ratio 78.0 (2.0) 45.4 (4.4) < 0.001
GOLD    
II   5  
III   6  
IV   2  
MRC score    
   0 6   
   1   4  
   2   4  
   3   5  
Smoking status    
   Current smokers   2  
   Ex-smokers 3 11  
   Never smokers 3   
Weight. kg 74.7 (3.6) 81.7 (3.8) n.s.
Height. cm 175 (4) 178 (3) n.s.
BMI. kg/m2 24.4 (0.8) 25.8 (0.9) n.s.
hsCRP, mg/L 3.8 (2.4) 4.6 (1.8) n.s.
Leukocyte cell count. x106 cells/mL 6.7 (0.8) 8.1 (0.5) n.s.
Data is represented as mean ± standard error of the mean