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Table 2 Comorbidities in COPD and asthmatic patients

From: Do blood eosinophils strictly reflect airway inflammation in COPD? Comparison with asthmatic patients

Variables COPD (n = 57) Asthma (n = 89) P-values
OSAS, n (%) 15 (26.3) 19 (21.3) 0.56
Obesity, n (%) 19 (33.3) 20 (22.5) 0.192
Hypertension, n (%) 30 (52.6) 29 (32.6) 0.03
Ischemic heart disease, n (%) 14 (24.6) 1 (1.1) < 0.0001
Atrial fibrillation, n (%) 12 (21.1) 4 (4.5) 0.03
Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 5 (8.8) 8 (9.0) 1.0
  1. OSAS obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome