Table 3

Clinical characteristics of patients included in the clusters resembling the ‘moderate airflow limitation, high BMI and cardiovascular comorbidities’ subtype

CohortICECOLDERICLEUVENPAC-COPD
n (% of the cohort)90 (22.3%)60 (10.9%)45 (13.2%)
FEV1 (%predicted)71.2 (6.3)50.6 (7.2)63.8 (4.1)
FEV1/FVC (%)63.3 (3.6)58.2 (6.7)65.8 (4.3)
FVC (%predicted)91.9 (10.6)68.7 (7.8)71.7 (4.7)
BMI (kg/m2)29.1 (6.0)30.1 (5.6)31.5 (3.5)
MMRC (0–4)1.3 (1.3)2.1 (0.9)1.4 (0.8)
Asthma, %1064
CVD, %214531
  • Values are mean (SD) unless otherwise noted. Complete description of best NMI cluster solutions for each cohort are available in online supplementary tables 2–11.

  • BMI. body mass index; CVD, cardiovascular disease; MMRC, Modified Medical Research Council; NMI, normalised mutual information.