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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Establishing content-validity of a disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument for patients with chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Variable Distribution
Median age (range), y 71 (59–85)
Gender
 Female 4 (40%)
Ethnicity
 White 6 (60%)
 Hispanic/Latino 2 (20%)
 Asian 1 (10%)
 Black 1 (10%)
Median number of years living with CHP (range), y 3 (0.17–20)
Education Level
 High School Degree or Equivalent 1 (10%)
 Associate Degree 1 (10%)
 Bachelor’s degree 4 (40%)
 Graduate Degree 4 (40%)
Supplemental Oxygen Use
 Yes 6 (60%)
FVC % 68 (+/−24)
DLCO % 53 (+/−21)
Antigen Identified
 Yes 5 (50%)
  1. Key--y years, CHP Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, FVC Forced Vital Capacity, DLCO Diffusing Capacity of Carbon Monoxide. FVC and DLCO both presented as mean percent of predicted (+/− standard deviation)