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Table 1 Clinical Characteristic of Control and Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

From: The Role of Catalase in Pulmonary Fibrosis

  control Pulmonary Fibrosis
Number of subjects, female/male 10, 7/3 12, 8/4
Age, yr 66 ± 4 63 ± 2
Cigarette smoking, never/former/current 10/0/0 7/1/4
Pathological diagnosis NA 3 UIP
   9 NSIP
VC, % pred 109 ± 5 88 ± 6
FEV1/FVC, % 76 ± 1 80 ± 2
DLCO, % pred 103 ± 7 65 ± 5
PaO2, torr 87 ± 3 77 ± 4
Collagen vascular disease 0 3 Sjs
  1. (Mean ± SE)
  2. UIP, usual interstitial pneumonia (*: p < 0.05 vs. control)
  3. NSIP, nonspecific interstitial pneumonia
  4. Sjs, Sjögren's syndrome