Abstract P17 Table Characteristics of patients with single or recurrent admissions over one year
Admissions per yearp Value*
One (n  =  39)Two or more (n  =  17)
Mean age (SD)72 (13)72 (12)0.94
Mean FEV1 (l) (SD)1.19 (0.66)0.91 (0.26)0.036
Mean FEV1/FVC% (SD)59.3 (17)52.1 (16.8)0.42
Male, n (%)16 (42.1)11 (64.7)0.12
Active/ex-smoker, n (%)29 (76.3)11 (64.7)0.51
Inhaled corticosteroids, n (%)23 (60.5)16 (94.1)0.012
Previous pseudomonas, n (%)11 (28.7)6 (35.3)0.63
Bilateral bronchiectasis on CT, n (%)22 (57.9)13 (76.9)0.18
Emphysema on CT, n (%)12 (31.6)6 (35.3)0.79
  • *t Test for means and χ2 for proportions. CT, computed tomography.