Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the patient population based on colonisation status

Colonised participants
(n=11)
Non-colonised participants
(n=122)
p Value
Mean age68.2±6.468.8±8.70.82
Sex (% female)45%47%0.94
Mean smoking pack years48.7±25.856.0±42.00.57
Mean FEV1/FVC ratio %43.8±10.247.5±12.50.34
Influenza vaccine (% yes)91%80%0.38
PPV-23 (% yes)64%61%0.85
  • Data presented as mean±SD or %.

  • PPV-23, 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine.