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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Fatigue and multidimensional disease severity in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseFatica e gravità della patologia valutata con misure multidimensionali nella broncopneumopatia cronica ostruttiva

Variable  
Age (years) 62.5 ± 6.5
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.0 ± 4.4
FEV1 (% pred.) 49.7 ± 28.5
FVC (% pred.) 66.0 ± 23.9
PEF (% pred.) 56.1 ± 28.8
FEF25-75% (% pred.) 29.6 ± 23.4
MMRC (0-4) 1.82 ± 0.96
6 MWT distance (m) 506.3 ± 128.0
SGRQ (0-100) 50.9 ± 22.3
SAFE index score (0-9) 3.7 ± 2.5
BODE index score (0-10) 2.9 ± 2.1
FSS (0-7) 4.52 ± 1.89
FIS (0-160) 32.9 ± 31.3
Sit-ups (n) 17.4 ± 6.1
Squats (n) 16.5 ± 4.6
Push-ups (n) 17.2 ± 6.9
  1. Definition of abbreviations: FEF25-75%, forced expiratory flow between 25% and 75% of FVC; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in one second; FIS, Fatigue Impact Scale; FSS, Fatigue Severity Scale; FVC, forced expiratory volume in one second; MMRC, modified Medical Research Council dyspnea scale; 6 MWT, six minute walk test; PEF, peak expiratory flow rate; SGRQ, St George's Respiratory Questionnaire.