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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: “The missing ingredient”: the patient perspective of health related quality of life in bronchiectasis: a qualitative study

Characteristics N (%) or median (IQR)
N 8
Age- mean-range 72 (range 63–80)
Gender 5/8 (62.5%) female
Smoking history 6/8 (75%) never smokers
FEV1% predicted (mean-sd) 71.6% (24.4)
Bronchiectasis severity index (mean-sd) 8.6 (4.4)
Cause of bronchiectasis  
 Idiopathic 4 (50%)
 Post-infective 2 (25%)
 Sjogrens syndrome 1 (12.5%)
 Ulcerative colitis 1 (12.5%)
Exacerbations per year (mean-sd) 1.8 (1.3)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection 3 (38%)
Long term macrolide use 4 (50%)