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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the patients

From: Bronchoalveoloar lavage fluid cytokines and chemokines as markers and predictors for the outcome of interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis patients

  SSc
(n = 32)
Sarcoidosis
(n = 12)
Other ILD
(n = 8)
Healthy donor
(n = 6)
Age (years) 58.5 (30–72) 47 (30–67) 56.5 (24–78) 41 (20–57)
Female/male 23/9 8/4 4/4 4/2
Smoker/ex/NS 3/9/20 4/2/6 1/1/6 1/0/5
Recovery (percentage) 73.5 (47–90) 73.7 (60–80) 80 (50–83) 71.6 (53–77)
Neutrophils 3 (0–49) 2 (0–6) 15.5 (0–56) 3 (0–3)
Lymphocytes 8 (0–48) 27 (13–62) 20.5 (6–70) 6 (3–9)
Eosinophils 1 (0–15) 0 (0–1) 0.25 (0–3) 0 (0–0.5)
Macrophages 81.5 (32–99) 69 (31–82) 55 (24–82) 90 (88–94)
  1. Median values and ranges (in parentheses) are shown.