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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants

From: Associations between adherence, depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life in young adults with cystic fibrosis

  Study participants Non-participants p value
Number 67 20  
Age mean (range) 24.1 (18–30) 22.6 (18–30) 0.09
Females, n (%) 38 (59) 8 (40) 0.20
BMI (kg m2), mean (SD) 21.8 (3.6) 21.2 (2.2) 0.40
FEV1 % predicted, mean (SD) 72.2 (23) 74 (22) 0.80
FEV1 (≤40 %), n (%) 7 (11) 1 (5)  
FEV1 (41–70 %), n (%) 25 (38) 7 (35)  
FEV1 (>71 %), n (%) 33 (51) 12 (60) 0.70
Chronic pulmonary infectiona, n (%) 40 (62) 10 (50) 0.30
CFRD, n (%) 18 (28) 7 (35) 0.40
Singleb, n (%) 33 (49) NA  
Lower education, n (%) 21 (31) NA  
High school, n (%) 18 (27) NA  
College/university, n (%) 19 (28) NA  
Employed or studying, n (%) 56 (84) NA  
Incapacitated to work/study, n (%) 9 (13) NA  
  1. CFRD cystic fibrosis related diabetes
  2. aPseudomonas aeruginosa, Achromobacter xylosoxidans and Burkholderia species
  3. bSingle status is self-reported and defined as not having a romantic partner