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Table 5 Effect of the sweeping on different clinical and functional parameters

From: Factors influencing the clinical presentation of hypersensitivity pneumonitis in pigeon breeders in Minia governorate: an Egyptian experience

Variables Sweep p value
Yes No
Duration of symptoms (months) 41.4 ± 63.4 6.89 ± 1.4 0.02
FVC 53.6 ± 18.8 60.3 ± 2.31 0.02
Oxygen saturation 95.7 ± 2.2 98.0 ± 0.2 0.01
Interval from initiation of exposure until symptoms (months) 12.6 ± 4.4 16.3 ± 6.4 0.008
Dyspnea grade    
 Grade 2 32 (72.7%) 19 (100%) 0.04
 Grade 3 10 (22.7%) 0 (0%)
 Grade 4 2 (4.5%) 0 (0%)
  1. FVC forced vital capacity