TABLE 2

Clinical baseline characteristics of lung transplant recipients with telomere-related and non-telomere-related usual interstitial pneumonia

Telomere-related#Non-telomere-relatedp-value
Age at Dg years (min–max)55±4 (47–63)55±9 (33–68)0.88
Age at Tx years (min–max)59±5 (50–65)59±9 (39–70)0.89
Male sex9 (100)9 (64)0.12
History of smoking7 (78)10 (71)0.99
Family history for IPF1 (11)2 (14)0.99
Hypertension4 (44)5 (36)0.99
Hyperlipidaemia2 (22)1 (7)0.54
Diabetes2 (22)0 (0)0.14
CAD1 (11)1 (7)0.99
Asthma1 (11)0 (0)0.39
Sarcoidosis1 (11)0 (0)0.39
Psoriasis0 (0)1 (7)0.99
Rheumatoid arthritis0 (0)1 (7)0.99
Renal insufficiency+0 (0)1 (7)0.99

Data presented as mean±sd or n (%). Dg: diagnosis; Tx: transplantation; IPF: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; CAD: coronary artery disease. #: n=9; : n=14; +: GFR <60  mL·min−1·1.73 m−2 was classified as renal insufficiency.