Table 1—

Baseline characteristics of weekly and daily azithromycin(AZM) arms of the study

Daily AZMWeekly AZM
Participants n103105
Age
 <14 yrs24 (23)30 (29)
 14-<18 yrs11 (11)19 (18)
 ≥18 yrs68 (66)56 (53)
Mean age yrs21.9±9.520.5±9.7
Sex female/male %48/5246/54
Height m1.62±0.141.61±0.17
Weight kg55.6±16.053.6±17.8
BMI#21.9±3.221.8±3.5
Z-score height−0.33±1.1−0.27±0.95
Z-score weight−0.37±0.96−0.36±1.1
FVC % pred74.5±17.372.1±18.4
CRP11.7±16.28.8±13.2
Pseudomonas aeruginosa68 (66)71 (68)
Staphylococcus aureus21 (20)26 (25)
Patients admitted to hospital+ %61.658.3
  • Data are presented as n (%) or mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. BMI: body mass index; FVC: forced vital capacity; % pred: % predicted; CRP: Creactive protein. #: patients aged ≥18 yrs; : patients aged <18 yrs; +: i.v. antibiotics in 6 months prior to the study.