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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics and clinical information.

From: End-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring using a naso-buccal sensor is not appropriate to monitor capnia during non-invasive ventilation

Patient number Sex Age [years] BMI [kg/m 2 ] SAPS 2 score Cause of acute respiratory failure Respiratory comorbidity FEV1 (% of predicted value) GOLD classification
1 F 52 25.3 24 COPD exacerbation COPD 36 III
2 M 80 22.9 43 Chest trauma with multiple rib fractures None   
3 M 68 24.5 58 Pneumonia COPD 43 III
4 M 59 42.6 44 Acute lung injury (bacterial peritonitis) COPD 57 II
5 M 77 29.3 43 Pneumonia COPD 32 III
6 M 77 29.4 43 Acute lung injury (pancreatitis) None   
7 M 63 29.4 31 COPD exacerbation COPD 33 III
8 M 77 26.1 36 Acute lung injury (peritonitis) None   
9 F 71 22.0 45 COPD exacerbation COPD Not available Not available
10 F 61 17.2 42 COPD exacerbation COPD 28 IV
11 F 62 21.5 32 Central hypoventilation (analgesia-sedation) COPD 54 II
Median   68 25.3 43     
Centile 25   62 22.5 34     
Centile 75   77 29.4 44     
  1. F, female; M, male; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 s; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; BMI, body mass index.