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Table 2 Pulmonary Status and Comorbidities before Renal Transplantation

From: Bronchiectasis diagnosed after renal transplantation: a retrospective multicenter study

Variables Total (n = 46)
Respiratory symptom  
 Chronic cough 3 (6.5)
 Chronic sputum 0 (0)
 Dyspnea 2 (4.3)
Respiratory tract infection 3 (6.5)
 Annual bronchitis 2 (4.3)
 Pneumonia 1 (2.2)
Smoker (current or former)a 18 (40.9)
 Pack-years 19.4 ± 10.2 (5–40)
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 2 (4.3)
Asthma 1 (2.2)
Mycobacterial infection 1 (2.2)
Comorbid illnesses  
 Gastroesophageal reflux disease 17 (37.0)
 Sinusitis 8 (17.4)
 Rheumatoid arthritis 1 (2.2)
  1. Data are expressed as frequency (percentage) or mean ± standard deviation [minimum, maximum]
  2. aMissing data for 2 patients