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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population (n = 10)

From: Effectiveness of case management in the prevention of COPD re-admissions: a pilot study

Men, % 20
Age in years 62.9 (9.6)
Pulmonary function
 FER% 41.7 (15.3)
 Predicted FEV1% 45.3 (28.5)
GOLD stage, %
 1 Mild: FEV1 > 80% 10
 2 Moderate: 50% ≤ FEV1 < 80% 30
 3 Severe: 30% ≤ FEV1 < 50% 10
 4 Very severe: FEV1 < 30% 50
CCQ total score 3.3 (0.8)
MRC 4.3 (1.1)
  1. Values are presented as means (standard deviations), unless stated otherwise
  2. FER forced expiratory ratio (FEV1/FVC × 100%), FVC forced vital capacity, FEV1 forced expiratory volume in 1 s, post-bronchodilator, predicted according to age and height; GOLD global initiative for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease CCQ Clinical COPD Questionnaire; MRC Medical Research Council Dyspnea Scale