Skip to main content

Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Effects of equipment and technique on peak flow measurements

Patient Characteristics  
Number 36
Male/Female 18/18
Mean Age (sd) 64 (12.8)
Mean PEF on standard Wright Meter
(SD and range)
308
(SD 137, range 80 to 570)
Mean PEF as percent predicted 75%
Diagnosis 12 Asthma
9 COPD
8 Breathlessness, not yet diagnosed
3 Lung Cancer
1 Aspergilloma
1 Bronchiectasis
1 Byssinosis
1 Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis