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Table 1 Demographic and Clinical Characteristics

From: Identifying specific needs in adult cystic fibrosis patients: a pilot study using a custom questionnaire

Variables
Male 35 (70%)
Age (years) 27.6 ± 8.7
BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 3.3
Smoker 5 (9.8%)
Employment status
 Student 14 (27.4%)
 Working 25 (49.0%)
 None 16 (32.0%)
Family status
 Maried/cohabiting 33 (67.3%)
 Living with their parents 16 (32.6%)
Comorbid illnesses
 Pancreatic insufficiency 40 (80.0%)
 Diabetes 17 (34.0%)
 Depression 8 (15.7%)
Symptoms
 Chronic cough 40 (80.0%)
 Chronic expectoration 45 (90.0%)
 Dyspnea 26 (52.0%)
Exacerbation in the last year 35 (70.0%)
 Number of episodes per patient 2.3 ± 1.4
SGRQ
 Total 25.5 ± 17.3
 Impact 19.7 ± 15.8
 Activity 33.8 ± 21.0
 Symptoms 45.0 ± 20.6
  1. Data are expressed as frequency (percentage), mean ± standard deviation or median (Interquartile range)
  2. BMI body mass index, SGRQ St George’s Respiratory Questionnaire