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Table 2 The sample profile

From: The BODECOST Index (BCI): a composite index for assessing the impact of COPD in real life

  The whole sample (n = 275)
age (y) 70.9 ± 8.4
BMI 26.8 ± 4.6
smoking habit
 active 65 (23.6 %)
 ex 184 (66.9 %)
 never smoker 26 (9.5 %)
FEV1 (I) 1.5 ± .05
FEV1 % pred, 55.9 ± 18.8
FEV1/FVC (%) 55.9 ± 10.3
FEV1/VC 51.1 ± 10.6
RV % pred. 156.9 ± 46.2
TLCO/VA % pred 70.9 ± 26.2
FEV1 reversibility 6.7 ± 7.9
6’ walking test (mt) 233.3 ± 92.7
MRC score 2.3 ± 1.2
BODE index 4.4 ± 2.6
Charlson comorb. index 3.3 ± 1.8