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Table 1 Anthropometrical characteristics and pulmonary function, EP and PADL data of the study group

From: Association between peripheral muscle strength, exercise performance, and physical activity in daily life in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Variable  
Anthropomertrics  
Subjects (n) 27
Female/male 11/16
Age (years) 62.3 (5.7)
BMI (kg/m2) 24.5 (5.8)
GOLD-Classification
A 3.7%
B 18.5%
C 3.7%
D 74.1%
Pulmonary function
FEV1 (l) 1.1 (0.6)
FEV1 (% predicted) 37.6 (17.6)
FEV1/FVC (ratio) 0.40 (0.14)
TLC (% predicted) 112.6 (25.4)
RV/TLC 56.8 (10.7)
PaO2 (kPa) 9.5 (1.9)
PaCO2 (kPa) 5.1 (0.5)
Exercise performance
6MWD (m) 390 (103)
Sit-to-Stand Test (n) 20 (7)
Handgrip Test (kg) 33.7 (10.3)
Quadriceps strength (Nm) 14.5 (5.2)
Daily physical activity by accelerometry
PAL (ratio) 1.44 (0.16)
MET (kcal/h/kg) 30.3 (4.7)
TEEACC (kcal/day) 2222 (467)
Steps/day (n) 4097 (2325)
Time <3METs (min) 1341 (876)
Time 3–6 METs (min) 86 (30)
Time >6 METs (min) 0 (2)
  1. Values are presented as mean (SD). BMI, body mass index; DLCO, diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in one second; FEV1/FVC ratio, forced expiratory volume in 1 sec (FEV1) expressed as percent of FVC; MET, metabolic equivalent; PAL, physical activity level; PaCO2, partial pressure of carbon dioxide; PaO2, partial pressure of oxygen;RV/TLC, residual volume/total lung capacity ratio; TEEACC, total energy expenditure per day as assessed by accelerometry; TLC, total lung capacity.