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Table 3 Change in K-BILD, IPF-PROM and Visual analogue scores of mild IPF patients with repeat CPET at 1 year follow up

From: A role for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in detecting physiological changes underlying health status in Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a feasibility study

  Unit change (mean, SD) n = 13 p value
K-BILD questionnaire   
 Total  − 5.6 (± 10.4) 0.077
 Psychological domain  − 5.2 (± 18.8) 0.304
 Breathlessness and activity domain  − 7.2 (± 10.8) 0.033
 Chest symptoms domain  − 9.6 (± 15.0) 0.040
IPF-PROM   
 Total 1.5 (± 0.9) 0.109
 Physical breathlessness 0.5 (± 1.4) 0.189
 Psychological breathlessness 0.8 (± 1.2) 0.044
 Well-being  − 0.2 (± 1.2) 0.656
 Energy 0.4 (± 1.4) 0.337
VAS Cough (cm) median  − 1.6 0.391
Bristol VAS breathlessness (cm) median 0.0 0.716
Bristol VAS fatigue (cm) median  − 0.1 0.956
  1. Results shown as mean change in questionnaire score with standard deviations (SD), unless otherwise stated. Paired t-test used for parametric data and Wilcoxon matched pairs signed rank test for non-parametric data. K-BILD King’s Brief interstitial lung disease questionnaire; IPF-PROM Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-patient reported outcome measure; VAS visual analogue scale; cm centimetres. p value < 0.05 considered statistically significant