Table 4

Mean (SD) percentage change in lung function and body weight from start to end of one course of treatment

All coursesHomeHospital
*Mean difference 11.5% (95% CI 6.7 to 16.2), p<0.001.
†Mean difference 12.4% (95% CI 7.1 to 17.7), p<0.001.
‡Mean difference 1.9% (95% CI 1.1 to 2.7), p<0.001.
% change in FEV1N = 423N = 192N = 231
Mean (SD)22.6 (26.2)16.3 (19.4)*27.8 (29.7)*
% change in FVCN = 415N = 191N = 224
Mean (SD)22.2 (29.0)15.5 (19.3)†27.9 (34.3)†
% change in body weightN = 385N = 172N = 213
Mean (SD)1.5 (4.3)0.5 (3.1)‡2.4 (4.9)‡