TABLE 3

Contribution of individual variables to FACED and bronchiectasis severity index (BSI) scores

 FACED scoreBSI score
Mild
(0–2)
Moderate
(3–4)
Severe
(5–7)
Mild
(0–4)
Moderate
(5–8)
Severe
(9+)
Age years
 <5022 (45)8 (42)1 (22)11 (58)14 (44)7 (30)
 50–6925 (51)8 (42)3 (50)8 (42)14 (44)13 (57)
 70–792 (4)3 (16)2 (33)0 (0)4 (13)3 (13)
 ≥800 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
FEV1 % predicted
 <302 (4)3 (16)2 (33)1 (5)4 (13)2 (9)
 30–492 (4)12 (63)3 (50)2 (11)9 (28)7 (30)
 50–8018 (37)3 (16)1 (22)4 (21)9 (28)10 (43)
 >8027 (55)1 (5)0 (0)12 (63)10 (31)4 (17)
BMI kg·m−2
 <18.51 (2)2 ((11)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)3 (13)
 18.5–2536 (73)15 (79)5 (87)15 (79)24 (75)15 (65)
 26–309 (18)1 (5)0 (0)3 (16)6 (19)3 (13)
 >303 (6)1 (5)1 (22)1 (5)2 (6)2 (6)
MRC dyspnoea score
 0–236 (73)12 (63)0 (0)15 (79)25 (78)8 (35)
 311 (22)7 (37)4 (66)4 (21)7 (22)11 (48)
 42 (4)0 (0)2 (33)0 (0)0 (0)4 (17)
 50 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Lobes affected
 16 (12)1 (5)0 (0)3 (16)2 (6)2 (6)
 216 (33)3 (16)0 (0)5 (26)8 (25)6 (26)
 ≥3 or cystic bronchiectasis27 (55)15 (79)6 (100)11 (58)22 (69)15 (65)
Exacerbations in previous year
 03 (6)2 (11)1 (22)3 (16)3 (9)0 (0)
 1–217 (35)5 (26)3 (50)13 (68)7 (22)6 (26)
 ≥329 (59)12 (63)2 (33)3 (16)22 (69)17 (74)
Hospitalisations in last 2 years
 Yes15 (31)3 (16)1 (22)0 (0)7 (22)12 (52)
 No34 (69)16 (84)5 (87)19 (100)25 (78)11 (48)
Microbiological colonisation status
Pseudomonas aeruginosa6 (12)5 (26)5 (83)1 (5)7 (22)8 (35)
Haemophilus influenzae6 (12)3 (16%)0 (0)2 (11)5 (16)2 (9)
Streptococcus pneumoniae2 (4)1 (5)0 (0)0 (0)3 (9)0 (0)
Staphylococcus aureus1 (2)0 (0)0 (0)1 (5)0 (0)0 (0)
Branhamella catarrhalis1 (2)0 (0)0 (0)1 (5)0 (0)0 (0)
 None33 (67)10 (53)1 (17)14 (74)27 (84)13 (57)
  • Data are presented as n (%). FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; BMI: body mass index; MRC: Medical Research Council.