Table 1

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

CF patientsControls
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)
Pancreatic function
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