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Table 1 Description of study population

From: A functional variant alters binding of activating protein 1 regulating expression of FGF7 gene associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Variable   Controls Cases P
(n = 311) (n = 258)
Age, years   63 ± 9 62 ± 8 NS
Sex(Male/Female)   277/34 230/28 NS
Smoking history 0–20 pack years 69 54 NS
20 pack years 242 204 NS
FEV1   1.81 ± 0.96 0.92 ± 0.45 < 0.05
FEV1 percentage of predicted, % 91.5 ± 4.8 44.1 ± 0.51 < 0.05
FEV1/FVC, %   76.2 ± 5.7 44.8 ± 9.4 < 0.05
  1. FEV1 Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 s, NS not significant. Data are presented as mean ± SEM. FVC Forced Vital Capacity