TABLE 2

Deaths and re-hospitalisations in the 12 months following index chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalisation according to level of moderate to vigorous physical activity

Inactive 0min·week−1Insufficiently inactive 1–149 min·week−1Active >150min·week−1Total
Subjects n17274122312370
Deaths#391 (23)53 (13)20 (9)464 (20)
 No re-hospitalisation104 (6)15 (4)3 (1)122 (5)
 At, during or after re-hospitalisation287 (17)38 (9)17 (7)342 (14)
Re-hospitalisations only740 (43)187 (45)101 (44)1028 (43)
  • Data are presented as n (%), unless otherwise stated. #: 342 (74%) of all deaths were preceded by a re-hospitalisation.