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Table 1 (abstract A26). Comparison of demographic, clinical and polygraphic variables of the patients according to FEV1 values

From: Abstracts from the 25th Italian Congress of Cystic Fibrosis and the 15th National Congress of Cystic Fibrosis Italian Society

Patients* FEV1<65% FEV1>65% p value
N. 14 17  
Gender (M:F) 7:7 8:9 n.s.
Age (years) 18.9±4.7 16.1±5.4 n.s.
BMI (<18/>18) 11/3 10/7 n.s.
Pulmonary colonization
 Pa 9 2 <0.01
 Sa 4 10 <0.05
 Bc 1 0 n.s.
 Nbf 0 5 <0.05
LCI 17.4±3.1 9.6±3.5 <0.01
FEV1% 48.2±12.2 80.1±10.8 <0.01
Mean awake SpO2 96%±0.009 98%±0.007 n.s.
Mean Nocturnal SpO2 91%±0.01 94%±0.01 <0.01
Time with SpO2<90% 8%±0.09 2.38%±0.28 <0.01
Mean TcCO2 (mmHg) 32.6±3.33 32.6±3.09 n.s.
ODI 7.2±0.7 7.2±1.0 n.s.
AHI 0.5±0.3 1.7±2.1 n.s.
Mean awake RR 21.3±2.2 20±1.3 n.s.
Mean nocturnal RR 27.4±3.8 21.9±2.1 <0.01
  1. M: male; F: female; BMI: body mass index; Pa: Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Sa: Staphylococcus aureus; Bc:Burkholderia cepacia; Nbf: normal bacterial flora; LCI: lung clearance index; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; TcCO2: transcutaneous partial pressures of carbon dioxide; ODI: oxygen desaturation index; AHI: Apnea Hypopnea Index; RR: respiratory rate. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation