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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with bronchiectasis (n = 55)

From: Sedentary behaviour and physical activity in bronchiectasis: a cross-sectional study

Age (years) 63 (10)
Gender (male / female) 22 [40]/33 [60]
BMI (kg/m2) 27 (4)
FEV1 (litres) 2 (1)
FEV1 (% predicted) 76 (21)
FVC (litres) 3 (1)
FVC (% predicted) 94 (19)
FEF% 38 (22)
FEF25–75 (litres) 1 (0.8)
C-Reactive Protein (mg/L) 4 (4)
Disease severity (%)*  
Mild 27 [49]
Moderate 18 [33]
Severe 10 [18]
Smoking history  
Never (%) 46 [84]
Ex-smoker (%) 9 [16]
Antibiotic courses  
Number of oral antibiotic courses within last year 3 (2)
Number of IV antibiotic courses within last year 0-3 (range)
QOL-B (0–100, 0 worst to 100 best)  
Physical Functioning 59 (31)
Role Functioning 56 (12)
Vitality 63 (13)
Emotional Functioning 83 (17)
Social Functioning 60 (23)
Treatment Burden (n = 41) 39 (13)
Health Perception 45 (16)
Respiratory Symptoms 70 (19)
LCQ (1–7, 1 worst to 7 best)  
Physical 4.96 (1.43)
Psychological 5.27 (1.52)
Social 5.50 (1.29)
LCQ total score (range from 3 to 21) 15.72 (3.99)
  1. Results are Mean (SD) or Frequency [%].
  2. Abbreviations:BMI Body Mass Index, FEF Forced Expiratory Flow, FEF 25–75 Forced Expiratory Flow between 25% to 75%, FEV 1 % predicted Forced Expiratory Volume in one-second percentage predicted, FVC Forced Vital Capacity (% predicted), LCQ Leicester Cough Questionnaire, QOL-B Quality of Life in Bronchiectasis.
  3. *Disease severity based on Bronchiectasis Severity Index [22].