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Table 1 Clinical baseline characteristics of the IPF cohort

From: The European IPF registry (eurIPFreg): baseline characteristics and survival of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Demographic parameters Value
Ethnical origin (% of the whole IPF cohort)
 Caucasian 67.6
 African 3.8
 Indian 1.3
 Polynesian 1.0
 Missing data (Patients did not provide the ethnic origin) 26
Male (%) 73.7
BMI
 mean value ± SD (kg-m2) 27.2 ± 4.6
Familial IPF (% of the whole IPF cohort)
 Grade A - Direct relative suffers or died at IPF / NSIP 9.5
 Grade B - Direct relative suffers or died from IIP 4.4
 Grade C - Direct relative suffers / died from non-classified lung disease 4.8
Age at diagnosis
 mean value ± SD (years) 65.2 ± 11.6
Age at enrollment into the registry
 mean value ± SD (years) 68.1 ± 11.1
Time between onset of symptoms and inclusion into eurIPFreg
 median; q1-q3 (months) 36.5; 19.2–70.3
 mean value ± SD (months) 59 ± 3.85
Time between onset of symptoms and diagnosis
 median; q1-q3 (months) 6; 1–25.5
 mean value ± SD (months) 21.8 ± 3.49
 Smokers/ Ex-Smokers/ Never-Smokers (%) 4.0/65.4/30.6