Table 3

Relation between severity of dyspnea, CRP, FEV1 and FIV1 in patients with airway obstruction

Severity

n

CRP [mg/l]

mean (sd)

FEV1 [l]

mean (sd)

FEV1pred. [%]

mean (sd)

FIV1 [l]

mean (sd)

Smoking [py]

mean (sd)


No dyspnea

14

2.8 (1.5)

3.4 (1.0)

94.6 (22.7)

3.65 (0.8)

4.4 (6.1)

Mild

16

7.1 (9.2)

2.4 (0.9)

83.8 (16.9)

2.9 (1.1)

9.9 (20.9)

Moderate

2

6.7 (1.1)

1.8 (0.4)

69.0 (21.8)

2.6 (0.1)

5.0 (7.1)

Severe

5

11.6 (13.1)

2.1 (1.1)

82.6 (16.0)

2.5 (1.2)

12.7 (8.2)

P

0.004

0.001

0.079

0.012

0.474


py = pack year

Schneider et al. BMC Family Practice 2006 7:28   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-7-28

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