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Table 2 Underlying etiologies for non-CF patients

From: Changing clinical characteristics of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis in children

 Historical Cohort 1987–2001Recent Cohort 2002–2019p value
Idiopathic42 (37.8)20 (19.2)0.03
Postinfectious33 (29.7)27 (26)0.43
Immunodeficiencies17 (15.3)18 (17.3)0.69
PCD7 (6.3)34 (32.7)0.001
Asthma5 (4.5)3 (2.9)0.72
Foreign body aspirations4 (3.6)0NA
Others3 (2.7)3 (2.9)0.64
 Esophageal atresia-tracheoesophageal fistula3 (2.7)1 (0.9) 
 Cardiac diseases02 (2) 
  1. Values in parentheses are percentages
  2. NA not applicable