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Table 1 Subject Demographics data are expressed as means (SD)

From: T lymphocyte insensitivity to corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  COPD
N = 14
Smokers
N = 10
HNS
N = 10
COPD
N = 10 IF
Smokers
N = 11 IF
Sex (F/M) 4/10 3/7 5/5 4/6 5/6
Age (years) 66.9 (7.3) 62.4 (20.6) 39.5 (22.4) 65.2 (6.8) 66.1 (8.6)
Gold Stage (1/2/3) 0/13/1 N/A N/A 3/6/1 N/A
FEV1 (L) 1.8 (0.6) 2.0 (0.9) 3.4 (1.2) 2.01 (0.5) 2.06 (0.5)
FEV1% predicted 62 (12) 98 (19) 100 (15) 70.4 (11.5) 86.4 (19.3)
FEV1/FVC ratio 56 (13.8) 77 (5.7) 83 (6.0) 60.8 (11.1) 73.8 (7.7)
Pack year history 40.7 (26.4) 37.2 (28.5) 0 49.2 (39.7) 62.3 (29.5)
Current/Ex smoker 5/9 5/5 N/A 9/1 11/0
ICS Users 6 0 0 2 0
BAL Yield (mls) 91.0 (76.3) 115 (109) 190 (131) N/A N/A
Total Cell Yield/ml (× 106) 0.23 0.28 0.13 N/A N/A
Total Lymphocytes (%) 6.9 6.6 7.6 N/A N/A
  1. IF = immunofluoresence