TableĀ 3

Lung function testing at the end of 3-month follow-up

Usual hospital careEarly assisted discharge
Postbronchodilator FEV1 (litres)1.25 (0.07)1.21 (0.07)
Percentage of predicted postbronchodilator FEV150.29 (2.71)45.20 (2.13)
GOLD stage I, n (%)7 (10.3)2 (2.9)
GOLD stage II, n (%)22 (32.4)23 (32.9)
GOLD stage III, n (%)28 (41.2)31 (44.3)
GOLD stage IV, n (%)11 (16.2)14 (20.0)
  • Values represent mean (SD), unless stated otherwise.