Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Office-Based Case Finding for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Older Adults in Primary Care

Table 1

Characteristics of all patients screened in the C5–75 program ().

CharacteristicsTotal sample
Previous diagnosis of COPD
No previous diagnosis of COPD
value

Age, years, mean ± SD80.8 ± 4.581.6 ± 4.780.7 ± 4.5 0.148
Gender, female, (%)291 (56.4)23 (39.7)268 (58.6)0.006
Medical history prior to screening, (%)
 Heart failure34 (6.6)10 (17.2)24 (5.2)0.002
 CAD (MI, Angina, CABG)119 (23.1)21 (36.2)98 (21.4)0.010
 Hypertension264 (51.2)26 (44.8)238 (52.0)0.306
 Diabetes118 (22.9)14 (24.1)104 (22.7)0.807
 Hyperlipidemia188 (36.3)22 (37.9)166 (36.2)0.801
 Atrial fibrillation54 (10.5)10 (17.2)44 (9.6)0.074
 MCI/dementia61 (11.8)6 (10.3)55 (12.0)0.707
 Osteoporosis133 (25.8)20 (34.5)113 (24.7)0.108

COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CAD: coronary artery disease; MI: myocardial infarction; CABG: coronary artery bypass graft; MCI: mild cognitive impairment.
Statistically significant () differences between those previously diagnosed with COPD and those not previously diagnosed with COPD.

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