TABLE 1

Patient baseline characteristics

ParameterValueRange
Patients n80
Age years74.2±7.850–88
Sex male/female n51/29
Height cm159.2±9.5130.0–178.2
Weight kg55.8±13.927.6–97.5
BMI kg·m−221.8±3.913.2–31.6
Smoking pack-years27±260–135
mMRC dyspnoea scale 0/1/2/3/4 n28/21/12/11/8
LDH U·L−1220±37156–356
KL-6 U·mL−11002±647222–4348
Medications n (%)
 Pirfenidone21 (26.3)
 Inhaled N-acetylcysteine16 (20.0)
 Nintedanib9 (11.3)
 Oral corticosteroids6 (7.5)

Data are presented as mean±sd and range, unless otherwise stated. BMI: body mass index; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase; mMRC: modified Medical Research Council.