Table 1: Demographics.

Minimal rejectionMultiple rejection 𝑃 value
𝑛 = 2 0 𝑛 = 2 0

Age, yrs52.7 ± 2.0555.49.7 ± 2.26ns
Sex F = 1 1 F = 8 ns
Disease requiring transplant C O P D = 1 0 C O P D = 1 3 ns
I P F = 5 I P F = 5
O t h e r = 5 O t h e r s = 2
Transplant Type (Bilateral %)65%40%ns
Tacrolimus %45%45%ns
Mycophenolate %95%90%ns
Prednisone dose (mg)/day14.0 ± 1.419.7 ± 0.7<0.005

F : female, COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, IPF: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and others: pulmonary hypertension and bronchiectasis.