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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Effects of combination therapy indacaterol/glycopyrronium versus tiotropium on moderate to severe COPD: evaluation of impulse oscillometry and exacerbation rate

   Mean (SD) IND/GLY Mean (SD) Tiotropium Mean Total
Patients (M)   20 (17) 20 (18)  
Age   70.4 (7.83) 72.01 (6.79) 71.09
BMI   27.85 (5.54) 27.40 (6.02) 27.64
Years from COPD diagnosis   7.45 (5.5) 8.3 (4.6) 7.81
Smokers/Former smokers   3/17 1/14 4/31
GOLD Stage B 8 7 15
C 4 3 7
D 8 5 13
FEV1 L 1.29 (0.33) 1.27 (0.39) 1.28
% 52.26 (9.04) 52.13 (11.33) 52.20
FVC L 2.21 (0.52) 2.18 (0.54) 2.20
% 70.2 (9.4) 68.2 (9.5) 69.92
IT % 52.6 (9.4) 56.2 (9.5) 54.5
IC L 1.63 (0.59) 1.64 (0.61) 1.636
% 68.61 (19.87) 69.16 (20.16) 68.85
Borg Dyspnea Scale   6.1 (2.33) 5.77 (2.12) 5.96
SGRQ   71.5 (15.97) 68.65 (16.32) 70.07