Skip to main content

Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of the Subjects

From: Changes in the respiratory microbiome during acute exacerbations of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

  Stable IPF
(N = 15)
AE-IPF
(N = 20)
Age (yr) 66.7 (±6.4) 66.3 (±6.7)
Female Sex - number (%) 3 (20%) 5 (25%)
Smoking (Ever v Never) - number (%) 11 (73%) 15 (75%)
FVC - % 79.0 (±21) 80.0 (±19)
DLCO - % 69.0 (±14) 66.0 (±16)
  1. Details are provided for stable IPF and for AE-IPF cases. All lung function data was recorded when stable. There were no significant differences between either cohort. Data are mean ± Standard Deviation. DLCO, carbon monoxide diffusion capacity; FVC, forced vital capacity