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Table 1 Demographic data and functional values from the different groups of patients

From: Low incidence of pneumonia in COPD patients treated with inhaled corticosteroids undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation

Group Gender Mean age (years) Mean FEV1 value (% predicted) Mean 6-min walking test
COPD patients undergoing PR 303 males, 135 females 73.6 56.1 353.9
COPD patients on PR treated with ICS 234 males, 119 females 74.7 52.7 327.3
COPD patients on PR treated only with bronchodilators 69 males, 16 females 72.9 59.6 380.7
COPD patients not on PR treated with ICS 47 males, 29 females 71.5 54.2 358.4
Asthmatic patients treated with ICS 28 males, 21 females 54.7 71.5 N.A.