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Table 1 Patient characteristics at inclusion

From: Viral respiratory tract infections in young children with cystic fibrosis: a prospective full-year seasonal study

Number of patients 25
Gender (male/female) 15/10
Premature birtha n (%) 5 (20%)
Season at birthb
 Spring 6 (24%)
 Summer 6 (24%)
 Fall 5 (20%)
 Winter 8 (32%)
Maternal smoking during pregnancy 4 (16%)
Maternal atopy 6 (24%)
Parental smoking 15 (60%)
Siblings
 0 12 (48%)
 1 8 (32%)
 ≥2 5 (20%)
Daycare attendancec Family only: 13 (52%)
Small group: 8 (32%)
Collective: 4 (16%)
Demographics at inclusion
CFTR genotype with
  No CFTR function 21 (84%)
  Residual CFTR function 5 (16%)
  Unknown consequences 0 (0%)
 Age at inclusion (months) 9.4 ± 6.7
 Range 2–22.9
 Anthropometrics (Z-scores)
  Weight −1.3 ± 1.4
  Height −1.1 ± 1.5
 Vaccination coverage rates
  DTPa-IPV/Hibd 25 (100%)
  Influenza 22 (88%)
 RSV prophylaxis (palivizumab) 0 (0%)
 Bacteria recovered at inclusion
  Oropharyngeal flora 15 (60%)
  Staphylococcus aureus 8 (32%)
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 (4%)
  Haemophilus influenzae 1 (4%)
 Virus recovered at inclusion
  None 10 (40%)
  RV/EV 7 (28%)
  Bocavirus 4 (16%)
  Influenzae 2 (8%)
  Metapneumovirus 1 (4%)
  Cytomegaloviruse 1 (4%)
  RSV 0 (0%)
  1. Results are presented as mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. aBirth before 37 weeks of gestational age
  3. bWinter: 22/12 to 19/03, spring: 20/03 to 20/06, summer: 21/06 to 21/09; fall: 22/09 to 21/12
  4. cSmall group means fewer than four children, collective daycare means more than or equal to four children
  5. dDTPa- IPV/Hib vaccine: diphtheria-tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliomyelitis, adsorbed conjugated Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine
  6. eCytomegalovirus was not part of the viral panel. It was identified from a respiratory sample by viral culture