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Table 2 Characteristics of patients at baseline

From: Effect of counselling during pulmonary rehabilitation on self-determined motivation to be physically active for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a pragmatic RCT

Patient characteristics at baseline Control (n = 25) Intervention (n = 17)
Gender, m (%) 12 (48) 9 (53)
Age in years, mean (SD) 67 (9) 70 (7)
BMI, mean (SD) 25 (7) 27 (5)
Active smoker, yes (%) 8 (32) 8 (47)
Packyears, mean (SD) 46 (22) 53 (22)
N of cigarettes per day, mean (SD) 15 (12) 7 (3)
Years since stopped smoking, mean (SD) 9 (8) 12 (10)
N of exacerbations in last 12 months, mean (SD) 0.4 (0.7) 0.3 (0.4)
6MWD, m, mean (SD) 448 (72) 470 (90)
FVC, l, mean (SD) 2.6 (0.8) 2.7 (0.7)
FVC %, mean (SD) 77.1 (14) 85.5 (26)
FEV1, l, mean (SD) 1.1 (0.4) 1.3 (0.4)
FEV1, %, mean (SD) 45.6 (16) 52.5 (20)
FEV1_FVC, mean (SD) 53.6 (16) 56.7 (14)
  1. n, number; SD, standard deviation; %, percentage; BMI, body mass index; 6MWD, six minutes walking distance; m, meter; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 s; FVC, forced vital capacity; l, volume