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Table 1 Patient characteristics of the entire cohort (N = 51) and the women-only cohort (N = 40)

From: Is the combination of bilateral pulmonary nodules and mosaic attenuation on chest CT specific for DIPNECH?

  Entire cohort
N = 51
Women-only
N = 40
Female sex 40 (78) 40 (100)
Age at diagnosis (years); median (IQR) 65 (55–73) 64 (56–72)
Ethnicity
 White 48 (94) 39 (98)
 Other 3 (6) 1 (2)
Smoking status
 Never 34 (67) 26 (65)
 Previous 14 (27) 12 (30)
 Current 3 (6) 2 (4)
Past medical history
 Asthma and/or COPD 7 (14) 7 (18)
 Pulmonary hypertension 2 (4) 2 (5)
 Previous diagnosis of cancer 16 (31) 8 (20)
 Previous diagnosis of autoimmune disease 6 (12) 6 (15)
 Lung transplant recipient 4 (8) 2 (5)
Lung biopsy method
 Surgical 21 (42) 14 (35)
 Bronchoscopic 17 (33) 14 (35)
 Transthoracic (i.e., CT-guided) 12 (24) 11 (28)
 Explanted lungs 1 (2) 1 (3)
  1. Data are presented as N (%) unless otherwise specified
  2. IQR interquartile range, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CT computed tomography