TABLE 2

The comparison of screening results between the two groups

COPD groupCardiac groupp-value
Subjects n3030
EAT-10 score ≥36723<0.001
Swallowing speed >15 s7020<0.001
Cookie swallow (cough, bolus retention)40230.40
mMRC score ≥29047<0.001

Data are presented as %, unless otherwise stated. EAT-10: 10-item Eating Assessment Tool; mMRC: modified Medical Research Council.