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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants

From: Effect of nocturnal EPAP titration to abolish tidal expiratory flow limitation in COPD patients with chronic hypercapnia: a randomized, cross-over pilot study

N 12
Sex, %males 67%
Age, years 73 (66, 79)
BMI, kg/m2 29.2 (27.7, 32.9)
FEV1, % predicted 33 (25, 47)
FEV1/FVC, % 43 (32, 60)
Prescribed EPAP, cmH2O 7.5 (6.0, 9.0)
  1. BMI body mass index, FEV1 forced expiratory volume in one second, FVC forced vital capacity, EPAP expiratory positive airway pressure