TABLE 1

Baseline characteristics of patients in the STAND-UP and RIMTCORE studies

STAND-UPRIMTCORE
Age years65.2±9.057.2±7.8
FEV1 % predicted40.6±14.756.1±14.7
BMI kg·m−224.2±5.627.2±6.5
Male33 (63)136 (67)
GOLD category
 II15 (28.9)109 (53.7)
 III17 (32.7)78 (38.4)
 IV20 (38.5)16 (7.9)
LTOT24 (46.2)18 (8.9)
  • Data are presented as mean±sd or n (%). FEV1: forced expiratory volume in 1 s; BMI: body mass index; GOLD: Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease; LTOT: long-term oxygen therapy.