Table 4—

Univariate (Spearman ρ) correlations between structural computed tomography (CT) features and exercise parameters measured

CT featuresDiseaseExercise parameters
Sa,O2zV'O2zHR
BronchiectasisBronchiectasis−0.05−0.23−0.15
CF−0.140.09−0.01
Wall dilatationBronchiectasis−0.11−0.15−0.14
CF−0.170.160.08
Wall thicknessBronchiectasis−0.22−0.11−0.13
CF0.40#,¶<0.010.03
Air trappingBronchiectasis−0.12−0.110.02
CF−0.190.33#,+0.04
Total CT scoreBronchiectasis−0.05−0.25−0.12
CF−0.060.210.13
  • Data are presented as n

  • CF: cystic fibrosis

  • Sa,O2: oxygen saturation

  • V'O2: oxygen consumption

  • HR: heart rate

  • p-Values are given where weak relationships were demonstrated

  • #: r-values

  • : p=0.0001

  • +: p=0.006