Table 3

Area under the curve (AUC) estimates for exacerbators and non-exacerbators controlling for race, sex, country, smoking status, and age

Exacerbators N, mean (SE)Non-exacerbators N, mean (SE)Mean (95% CI difference)p value
N=all patients for whom an AUC was calculable.
Total127, 36.9 (2.8)269, 31.1 (2.7)5.9 (3.3 to 8.5)0.0001
Symptoms131, 50.3 (4.0)273, 38.4 (3.9)11.9 (8.2 to 15.6)0.0001
Activity127, 49.9 (3.3)269, 45.2 (3.2)4.7 (1.7 to 7.7)0.0001
Impacts127, 25.2 (2.9)269, 19.7 (2.8)5.5 (2.9 to 8.1)0.0001