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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects providing airway smooth muscle cells for culture

From: The anti-proliferative and anti-inflammatory response of COPD airway smooth muscle cells to hydrogen sulfide

  Non-smokers Smokers COPD
n 9 9 9
Age (y) 66.4 ± 12.72 59.2 ± 7.6 65.4 ± 6.6
Sex (♂ - ♀) 7–2 4–5 5–5
Pack years smoking N/A 29.25 ± 3.3 38.32 ± 2.92
FEV1 (L) 4.02 ± 0.48 3.12 ± 0.78 1.76 ± 0.45
FEV1 (% predicted) 104.23 ± 7.28 101.5 ± 4.51 77 ± 21.97
FEV1:FVC (%) 78.89 ± 5.98 77.57 ± 3.32 38.88 ± 15.75
  1. Definition of abbreviations: FEV 1 forced expiratory volume, FVC forced vital capacity
  2. Data shown as mean ± SEM
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