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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of cystic fibrosis patients

From: Glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphisms associated with progression of lung disease in young patients with cystic fibrosis

Study population (n) 255
Age at enrolment, yrs (mean ± SD) 11.1 ± 5.1
Age at diagnosis, yrs (mean ± SD) 1.4 ± 2.3
Sex, male/female 134/121
CFTR genotype  
   F508del homozygous 136 (53%)
   F508del compound heterozygous 91 (36%)
   Other mutations 28 (11%)
P. aeruginosa infection at 9 yrs * 63 ± 3%
P. aeruginosa chronic colonization at 9 yrs* 60 ± 3%
Impaired glucose tolerance 21 (8%)
Diabetes 15 (6%)
  1. Abbreviations: yrs: years; P. aeruginosa: Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  2. * Cumulated incidence by Kaplan-Meier estimate