TableĀ 1

Characteristics

Total
N=106
COPD/asthma
N=75
CHF
N=31
Significance
p value
Age59 (SD20)56 (SD20)69 (SD16)0.003
Gender (% male)48 (45)35 (46)13 (42)0.675
Admitted to hospital (%)82 (77)52 (68)31 (100)0.002
Admitted to ICU (%)5 (5)3 (4)2 (6)0.628
Mortality (%)1 (1)1 (1)0 (0)0.999
Respiratory rate (95% CI)28 (26 to 30)26 (24 to 28)31 (27 to 35)0.046
Pulse (95% CI)103 (98 to 108)103 (98 to 108)105 (95 to 115)0.647
Systolic BP (95% CI)149 (142 to 156)146 (139 to 153)158 (144 to 172)0.105
Diastolic BP (95% CI)89 (85 to 93)86 (82 to 90)98 (90 to 116)0.009
ETCO2 (95% CI)36 (34 to 38)39 (35 to 42)31 (27 to 35)<0.001
SPO2 (95% CI)94 (93 to 95)93 (92 to 95)93 (90 to 96)0.83
  • CHF, congestive heart failure; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; ICU, intensive care unit.