Table. 2—

Patient characteristics by infecting Pseudomonas aeruginosa genotype

UniqueMd1LiverpoolOtherTotal
Subjects n63471829157
Age yrs27.4#,¶23.7#,¶24.527.325.9
Male %5464505256
Age at time of referral to WMACFC yrs21.4#,¶17.2#,¶18.219.219.2
Time attending WMACFC yrs6.26.56.48.16.7
Homozygous for ΔF508 %5050436953
Diabetes mellitus %1928282424
CF-related liver disease %131961414
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis %2723111422
Pancreatic insufficiency %98989410098
Lung transplant recipient %20001
Sibling %1015171012
Referred from regional paediatric CF centre %52#72#616461
Shared care participant3032223130
Burkholderia cepacia infection %56034
Body mass index kg·m-221.221.921.821.721.6
FEV1 % pred51.256.348.956.753.5
Hospital admissions per yr n1.20.81.60.41.0
Intravenous antibiotic courses per yr n2.72.23.11.92.4
  • Data presented as mean unless otherwise stated. Md1: Midlands 1; WMACFC: West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre; CF: cystic fibrosis; FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second. #: p<0.05 for unique versus Md1; : p<0.05 for unique versus Md1 versus Liverpool.