TABLE 1

Demographics and clinical characteristics of participants

Study populationUKUSA
Participants n211110
Sex
 Male3 (14)1 (9)2 (20)
 Female18 (86)10 (91)8 (80)
Age years
 18–3512 (57)5 (45)7 (70)
 36–504 (19)1 (9)3 (30)
 51–653 (14)3 (27)
 >652 (10)2 (18)
Age at diagnosis years
 <54 (19)1 (9)3 (30)
 5–124 (19)04 (40)
 12–181 (5)1 (9)0
 >1812 (57)9 (82)3 (30)
Race/ethnicity
 UK
  White British9 (82)
  British Asian1 (9)
  Asian1 (9)
 USA
  Caucasian10 (100)
  Hispanic9 (90)
  White non-Hispanic1 (10)
Symptoms
 Chronic wet cough21 (100)11 (100)10 (100)
 Persistent runny nose20 (95)11 (100)9 (90)
 Recurrent sinus disease16 (76)8 (72)8 (80)
 Infertility8 (38)4 (36)4 (40)
 Situs abnormalities12 (57)8 (72)4 (40)
 Cardiac disease000
FEV1# % predicted
 Range31–9829–102
 Mean±sd64±2165±25
Employment status
 In paid employment11 (52)4 (36)7 (70)
 Student4 (19)2 (18)2 (20)
 Retired due to age1 (5)1 (9)0
 Retired/left work due to PCD4 (19)3 (27)1 (10)
 Carer for dependants1 (5)1 (9)0
 Other000
Marital status
 Single5 (24)3 (27)2 (20)
 Living with partner/spouse16 (76)8 (73)8 (80)
 Separated from partner/spouse00
 Widowed00
Fertility
 Conceived naturally3 (27)0
 Conceived through IVF1 (9)2 (20)
 Infertility3 (27)2 (20)
 Not yet known4 (36)6 (60)
  • Data are presented as n (%), unless otherwise stated. #: forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) is based on n=5 participants in the UK and n=8 in North America; data were unavailable for telephone interviews.