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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 10)

From: Assigned nurses and a professional relationship: a qualitative study of COPD patients’ perspective on a new palliative outpatient structure named CAPTAIN

ID Age (year)* Sex FEV1 (%) CAT BMI MRC Oxygen Social status
1 54–74 Female 13 21 22 5 Yes Alone
2 54–74 Male 21 26 22 5 No Alone
3 54–74 Male 28 26 28 5 Yes With partner
4 54–74 Male 46 13 19 3 No Alone
5 54–74 Female 15 22 24 5 Yes With partner
6 54–74 Male 29 15 35 3 No With partner
7 54–74 Female 24 26 17 5 Yes With partner
8 54–74 Male 35 21 23 4 No Alone
9 54–74 Female 22 38 13 5 Yes Alone
10 54–74 Female 23 23 18 4 No With partner
  1. *Ages are presented as a range to ensure patient anonymity
  2. Abbreviations: ID Identification number; FEV1, Forced expiratory volume in one second percent predicted; CAT The COPD Assessment Test range 0–40; BMI Body mass index; MRC Medical Research Council Dyspnoea Scale range 1–5