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Table 1 Subject characteristics at baseline (safety sample)

From: Effects of nutraceutical diet integration, with coenzyme Q10 (Q-Ter multicomposite) and creatine, on dyspnea, exercise tolerance, and quality of life in COPD patients with chronic respiratory failure

  Group A Group B p
(N = 30) (N = 25)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
AGE (years) 73.2 ± 8.7 73.9 ± 7.7 NS
BMI (Kg/m2) 30.8 ± 8.8 29.3 ± 7.9 NS
PaO2 (mmHg) 58.2 ± 4.9 58.2 ± 6.4 NS
PaCO2 (mmHg) 45.0 ± 4.4 43.9 ± 5.4 NS
FEV1 (% pred.) 41.7 ± 14.6 44.0 ± 14.6 NS
VC (% pred.) 70.0 ± 22.9 71.3 ± 25.5 NS
RV (% pred.) 116.0 ± 48.7 115.8 ± 51.5 NS
DLCO (% pred.) 58.1 ± 23.6 61.7 ± 33.5 NS
MRC 4.96 ± 0.73 4.04 ± 0.76 NS
6MWT (meters) 236.4 ± 91.4 249.3 ± 74.2 NS
  1. NS Not Significant; Independent-Samples t-Test.