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Table 2 Patient demographics

From: Using a mobile health application to support self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a six-month cohort study

  Number (%)
Age 40-50 year 6 %
51-60 year 6 %
61-70 year 33 %
71-80 year 44 %
81-90 year 11 %
Gender (M;F) Male 9 (50 %), Female 9 (50 %)
COPD severity GOLD1 0 (0 %)
        GOLD 2 6 (33 %)
        GOLD 3 9 (50 %)
        GOLD 4 2 (11 %)
Not recorded at entry to study 1 (6 %)
Computer skills 83 % had a computer, of whom
13 % Never used their computer
13 % Hardly ever used their computer
20 % Sometimes used their computer
7 % Quite frequently used their computer
47 % Used their computer every day
MRC dyspnoea scale MRC 2 - 0 %,
MRC 3 - 89 %
MRC - 4 11 %
Hospital admissions during study 9 hospital admission in total, 7 COPD related, 1 cardiac related and 1 lung surgery