Skip to main content

Table 4 Patient Characteristics in Outpatients with COPD that may Predict Re-Hospitalization

From: 8th international conference on management and rehabilitation of chronic respiratory failure: the long summaries – part 1

  Not hospitalized Hospitalized
n = 1,468 n = 670
Age (years) 63 64
Percent female 35 35
BMI (kg/m2) 27 26
Current smoker 37 34
mMRC dyspnea ≥ 2 (%) 46 69
Reflux or heartburn (%) 24 29
Hospitalized for exacerbation over prev yr (%) 9 30
History C-V disease (%) 32 37
FEV1 % predicted 51 42
6 MWD (m) 383 341
SGRQ total score 45 55
  1. BMI, Body mass index; mMRC, Modified Medical Research Council; C-V: cardiovascular; SGRQ, St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire