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Table 1 Base Line Characteristics of the Patients*

From: Concomitant therapy with Cineole (Eucalyptole) reduces exacerbations in COPD: A placebo-controlled double-blind trial

CHARACTERISTIC PLACEBO
(N = 110)
CINEOLE
(N = 110)
Age – yr   
   Mean 62.5 ± 10.2 62.2 ± 9.1
   Range 40 – 79 41 – 79
Sex – M/F 75/35 66/44
Weight – kg   
   Mean 79 ± 16 79 ± 14
   Range 48 – 120 52 – 113
Height – m   
   Mean 1.71 ± 8.8 1.70 ± 8.0
   Range 1.48 – 1.90 1.54 – 1.92
Years since appearance of COPD   
   Mean 12.8 ± 9.7 13.6 ± 10.9
   Range 1 – 56 1 – 59
Severity of COPD [number of patients]   
   Moderate COPD (II) 69 68
   Severe COPD (III) 41 42
FEV1/VC [%] 58.0 58.7
FEV1 [l] 1.61 ± 0.5 1.62 ± 0.5
FEV1 % predicted value 54.4 54.9
Reversibility (increase of FEV1 after inhalation of β-agonist) [%] 5.5 4.5
Allergies (number) 10 9
Pack years 31.5 ± 19 31.3 ± 16
  1. * Plus – minus values are means ± SD.