Table 3

Follow-up outcomes in patients with bronchiectasis with and without PA

ParameterWhole groupPANon-PAP values
Subject, n (%)899183 (20.4)716 (79.6)
Person-years of observation3369689.52679.5
Mortality rate (deaths per person-year of observation)74/336922/689.552/2679.50.045
Annual exacerbation frequency1.1 (1.2)1.8 (1.3)1.0 (1.1)<0.001
ΔmMRC score0.0 (1.0)0.2 (1.0)−0.1 (0.9)0.001
Δ LCQ score3.2 (2.7)2.7 (2.7)3.2 (2.7)0.033
HADS score (anxiety)4.6 (2.3)4.9 (1.9)4.6 (2.4)0.005
HADS score (depression)4.9 (2.2)5.6 (1.9)4.7 (2.3)<0.001
  • Data are presented as n (%) or median (IQR), unless otherwise stated.

  • HADS, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; ΔLCQ, the difference between follow-up and initial LCQ values; ΔmMRC, the difference between follow-up and initial mMRC values; mMRC, modified Medical Research Council; PA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa.