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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Levels of circulating endothelial cells are low in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and are further reduced by anti-fibrotic treatments

  Number Percentage Median IQR
Gender     
 Male 53    
 Female 14    
Age (years)    74 68.5–77.0
Time from diagnosis (years)    3 2.0–4.5
Smoking history     
 Non smoker 19    
 Smoker or former smoker 41    
Forced vital capacity (% predicted)   75.0   56.75–93.0
DLCO (% predicted)   41.0   34.0–60.0
GAP stage (%)     
 I   32.70   
 II   53.10   
 III   14.30   
Treatment     
 Pirfenidone 18    
 Nintedanib 13    
 Untreated 26    
  1. DLCO Diffusing capacity of the lungs for CO2, GAP Gender, Age and Physiology Index, IQR interquartile range