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Table 3 Univariate analysis of the summary score of the severe respiratory insufficiency questionnaire (SRI) in relation to patient care, family situation and autonomy level (n = 127)

From: Living conditions and autonomy levels in COPD patients receiving non-invasive ventilation: impact on health related quality of life

  Mean SRI 95% CI
Lower limit Upper limit
Ambulatory care by a respiratory specialist
 No 52.4 45.3 59.5
 Yes 54.7 51.4 58.0
Rehabilitation
 No 52.3 50.5 58.0
 Yes 53.9 48.8 59.0
Family situation
 Alone 53.7 48.5 58.8
 With family 54.3 50.6 58.0
Level of autonomy impairment
 No 60.2 56.3 64.0
 (1) Minor
 (2) Significant 50.7 46.3 55.1
 (3) Serious 40.4 32.3 48.6
 (4) Most serious 38.6 6.7 70.6
 (5) Most severe
  1. CI: Confidence interval