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Table 2 Demographic and risk variables

From: Potentially modifiable factors contribute to limitation in physical activity following thoracotomy and lung resection: a prospective observational study

Demographics and risk factors Lower activity patients (n = 50) Higher activity patients (n = 49) p value
Male 54% (25) 46% (21) 0.476
Lung cancer 88% (44) 98% (48) 0.059
RCT intervention group 48% (24) 55% (27) 0.480
% predicted FEV 1 mean (±SD) 70 (15) 80 (21) 0.006
ppoFEV 1 mean (±SD) 57 (16) 64 (22) 0.042
Age (years) median (interquartile range) 71 (11) 66 (12) 0 .014
BMI mean (±SD) 26 ± 5 26 ± 4 0.940
ASA ≥ 3 57% (35) 43% (26) 0.083
Current smoking/ex smokers of up to 6 weeks 55% (12) 46% (10) 0.667
COPD 67% (18) 33% (9) 0.042
Preoperative activity level <2 km 36% (18) 12% (6) 0.006