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Table 5 . Distribution of selected parameters (mean ± SD) according to the two groups of patients stratified by the number of exacerbations

From: Exacerbations and Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonization are associated with altered lung structure and function in primary ciliary dyskinesia

 High number of exacerbations (≥ 2/year)Low number of exacerbations (<  2/year)p
Age(years)33.9 ± 18.421.4 ± 14.9  0.01
BMI(Kg/m2)21.6 ± 4.618.6 ± 4.2  0.02
FEV1(% of predicted value)73.7 ± 22.789.1 ± 24.2  0.03
Number of lung lobes2.3 ± 1.40.9 ± 1.2< 0.001
Chest CT score(mBhalla)(0–48)14.8 ± 10.85.2 ± 7.1  0.001
PA colonization(%)33.313.6  0.10