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Table 2 Available sociodemographic and clinical data collected at arrival to the ED (n = 2877)

From: The IRYSS-COPD appropriateness study: objectives, methodology, and description of the prospective cohort

  Number of patients n (%) % with missing data
Age* 2876 72.84 (9.51) 0.03
Clinical data previous to arrival at the ED    
Heart disease - Yes 2856 617 (21.6) 0.7
Diabetes - Yes 2858 619 (21.66) 0.7
Charlson Comorbidity Index 2846   1.1
   0   68 (2.39)  
   1   1116 (39.21)  
   >1   1662 (58.40)  
Number of hospital admissions in the previous 12 months for COPD 2839   1.3
   3 or more   360 (12.68)  
   Less than 3   2479 (87.32)  
Basal FEV1% 2430   15.5
   >= 50   809 (33.29)  
   < 50   1621 (66.71)  
Use of oxygen at home - Yes 2841 984 (34.64) 1.3
At arrival at the ED    
Expected good adherence to treatment 2845 2681 (94.24) 1.1
Positive response to previous treatment - Yes 2849 2684 (94.21) 1.0
Edema - Yes 2712 516 (19.03) 5.8
Dyspnea upon arrival in the ED - Yes 2739 1834 (66.96) 4.8
Glasgow Coma Scale - altered 2874 77 (2.68) 0.1
  1. *Represented as mean (std)