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Table 3 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics (n = 99)

From: Re-admissions to hospital and patient satisfaction among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease after telemedicine video consultation - a retrospective pilot study

Age [ys; mean (SEM)] 70.6 (0.95)
Men [n (%)] 45 (45.9)
Living alone [n (%)] 47 (47.5)
Having Home nursing [n (%)] 46 (46.5)
Current smoker [n (%)] 27 (27.3)
Ex-smoker [n (%)] 69 (69.7)
BMI [kg/m2; mean (SEM)] 23.4 (0.63)
Cardiovascular disease [n (%)] 51 (57.6)
Depression [n (%)] 40 (40.4)
FEV1 [liter; mean (SEM)] 0.99 (0.07)
FEV1% [%; mean (SEM)] 36.4 (1.61)
LTOT* at home [n (%)] 16 (16.2)
NIV** at home [n (%)] 15 (15.2)
  1. LTOT*, Long Term Oxygen Treatment; NIV**, Non-Invasive Ventilatory Support.