Table 1

Clinical data of the 43 cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and the 28 healthy controls

CF patientsControls
Patients4328
Males/females23/2014/14
Age yrs11.5 (3.0–18.2)11.4 (4.5–18.7)
Weight kg35.5 (16.5–92.0)38.3 (20.5–85.5)
Height cm146 (101–181)150 (113–189)
Genotype
 ΔF508/ΔF50824
 ΔF508/other17
 Other/other3
Pancreatic function
 PI36
 PS7
Chronically colonised
P. aeruginosa10
S. maltophilia2
B. cepacia2
  • Data are presented as n or median (range)

  • PI: pancreatic insufficiency

  • PS: pancreatic sufficiency

  • P. aeruginosa: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • S.maltophilia: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia

  • B. cepacia: Burkholderia cepacia