Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Characteristics of patients with a 20-pack-year history of smoking ().

CharacteristicsTotal
Previous diagnosis of COPD
No previous diagnosis of COPD
value

Age, years, mean ± SD80.5 ± 4.781.5 ± 5.080.0 ± 4.40.108
Gender, female, (%)37 (34.9)14 (38.9)23 (32.4)0.505
Medical history prior to screening, (%)
 Heart failure13 (12.1)8 (22.2)5 (7.0)0.031
 CAD (MI, Angina, CABG)39 (36.4)12 (33.3)27 (38.0)0.676
 Hypertension57 (53.3)13 (36.1)44 (62.0)0.011
 Diabetes30 (28.0)7 (19.4)23 (32.4)0.159
 Hyperlipidemia35 (33.6)11 (30.6)25 (35.2)0.630
 Atrial fibrillation15 (14.0)5 (13.9)10 (14.1)0.978
 MCI/dementia10 (9.3)2 (5.6)8 (11.3)0.490
 Osteoporosis30 (28.3)12 (33.3)18 (25.4)0.385
Spirometry in previous year9 (8.4)6 (16.7)3 (4.2)0.032

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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